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EORTC Liaison Office in Germany

The German EORTC Liaison Office has been in operation since October 2013 and is located at the Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Our mission is the easy and fast implementation of new EORTC trials in Germany as well as the support of German trial centers in their implementation.

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The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is an independent, not-for-profit cancer trial organization headquartered in Brussels.
The mission of the EORTC is to conduct international translational as well as clinical trials to improve standards of care for cancer.
EORTC's main goals are to prolong survival and improve the quality of life of cancer patients through new therapeutic strategies with existing drugs, surgical techniques and with radiotherapy. In addition, the EORTC supports the development of new drugs and approaches in collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry in the best interest of patients.


Is international: The EORTC coordinates clinical research in more than 35 countries.
is multidisciplinary: research covers all aspects of cancer treatment, from imaging and radiology to surgery and therapeutic innovations supported by proven experts in all fields.
Researches on many tumor types: thanks to the broad network of experts in the cancer field, no cancer type is too rare for the EORTC to tackle. Research is solution-oriented for all cancer types; no one is left behind.
Works in compliance with laws and regulations: In today's complex regulatory environment, EORTC experts ensure that all activities meet the strictest quality requirements and regulations.
Is independent: EORTC's research is conducted under the premise of independence. All results are published to ensure that patients and the oncology community benefit from the findings.

Tasks of the EORTC Liaison Office in Germany

  • Assist with regulatory aspects for study activation (submission to German Ethics Committees), support EORTC Headquarters in requesting and reviewing study relevant documents.
  • Support of clinical trial leaders (patient information, consent forms, protocol summary and adaptation)
  • Advising the investigators and the study team for study start-up and study setup
  • Increase in the number of participating German trial centers
  • Communication with the trial centers about the activities of the EORTC
Dr. med. Christian Sigler | Medical Liaison Officer

Specialist for Internal Medicine | Head of Liaison Office

Studienkoordinatorinnen (Regulatory / Operational Liaison Officers) als Ansprechpartnerinnen für die Einreichung der Studien bei den Ethikkommissionen und für weitere Unterstützung
Susanne Ziegler

Study Coordinator | Regulatory / Operational LO

Gaukhar Iliyas

Gaukhar Iliyas | BSc. Clinical Research | Regulatory / Operational LO


EORTC German Liaison Office
Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center
Charité Campus Mitte
Invalidenstraße 80
10115 Berlin

Postal address:
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin