German Cancer Award 2021 for Prof. Markus Büchler as a pioneer in the treatment of pancreatic cancer
The award ceremony has been broadcasted live from the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities for the interested public / Büchler honoured as a pioneer in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Prof. Dr. Markus W. Büchler, Medical Director of the Surgical University Hospital Heidelberg and Director of the European Pancreas Center as well as one of the worldwide leading surgeons for pancreatic cancer in Europe and Heidelberg was awarded the German Cancer Prize 2021 in the category "clinical research" for his contributions to improving the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
With this award, the German Cancer Society and the German Cancer Foundation honour Prof. Büchler's outstanding clinical and scientific achievements in cancer medicine over the past 20 years. The pioneer in the treatment of pancreatic cancer has continuously developed surgical techniques to optimize surgical interventions in pancreatic cancer. He is a co-founder of the European Study Group for Pancreatic Cancer, which was able to prove with the Europe-wide ESPAC1 study that chemotherapy in addition to surgery improves the prognosis for those affected. In this way, the surgeon was instrumental in implementing a new worldwide therapeutic standard in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
For more information klick here: German Cancer Award for Heidelberg Surgeon Markus Büchler
Livestream in German
The award ceremony has been broadcasted live from the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities for the interested public. Livestream in German is availble here
Some impressions of the award ceremony. Source: www.deutscher-krebspreis.de