Emilie Le Rhun

Emilie Le Rhun

Lille, France

Dr. Emilie Le Rhun has been Senior Neuro-Oncologist at the Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Lille, France, since 2007 and at the Cancer Center Oscar Lambret since 2005. She is also providing the Neuro-Oncology service for the Hospital in Valenciennes, France, since 2007. She qualified in medicine at the University of Brest, France in 1999. Her medical thesis addressed the neuropsychological features of primary progressive aphasia. Subsequently she obtained her training in Neurology from 1999-2003 at Lille University Hospital and was board-certified in Neurology in 2003 and in Neuro-Oncology for Oncology in 2008. Since November 2016, she has been on sabbatical leave in Zurich, Switzerland, and Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Le Rhun`s main research interests are brain metastases, leptomeningeal metastasis and palliative and supportive care. She serves on the editorial board of Neuro-Oncology and has co-authored more than 40 original publications in the field of clinical neuro-oncology research. She is chairing the CNS metastases committee of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Brain Tumor Group and the task forces of the Association de Neuro-Oncologie d’Expression Française (ANOCEF) on CNS metastases and cognition, quality of life and supportive care. She also participates in the Guideline Committees on Gliomas, Brain Metastasis and Palliative Care of the European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO) and chairs a Joint Guideline Task Force of EANO and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) on Leptomeningeal Metastasis. In 2015, Dr Le Rhun was elected one of two “Young Neuro-Oncologists” of the EORTC Brain Tumor Group.

 

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