Nagi S. El-Saghir, MD, FACP, Professor and Director, Breast Center of Excellence, Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr. Nagi El Saghir graduated from Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, trained at The Brooklyn Hospital-State University of New York, and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center-Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York and is certified by the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He is Founding-President of the Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology (LSMO), Past President of the Lebanese Society of Internal Medicine and President of The Lebanese Breast Cancer Foundation (LBCF).

He served as President of many Lebanese, Arab, and International Regional Meetings including ESO Courses and Best of ASCO. He served on many Committees, Panels and Research Groups including ASCO, ESMO, EORTC Breast Cancer Group, EASO, AMAAC, and Chair of ASCO International Affairs Committee (2013-2014). His research and activities are focused on breast cancer and young women and he has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles. He served on Panels for International Guidelines for the management of breast cancer such as Breast Health Global Initiative (BHGI) and Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC-1) as well as adapted NCCN-MENA guidelines. He is International Editor of JCO and Cancer, Editorial Advisory Board of The Breast for which he was Deputy Editor of The Breast 2006-2012.

Professor El Saghir is author of “ABC of Breast Diseases” in Arabic Language, as well as Awareness Booklet “Knowledge Road Map to Cure”. He is very active in Awareness Campaigns for early detection and screening of breast cancer as well as anti-smoking media campaigns. He has received many awards including Lebanese President’s Medal of Honor, LSMO, LOP, Cairo University, Lebanese League for Woman’s Rights and others.


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