Andreas Charalambous

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Past-President, European Cancer Organisation


Andreas Charalambous is a Professor in Oncology and Palliative Nursing Care at the Cyprus University of Technology and Adjunct Professor (Docent) at the University of Turku, Finland.

Prof. Andreas Charalambous BSc, MSc, PGCert (Research), PhD (Oncology Nursing) started his nursing career in 1995. He obtained his BSc in Nursing Science in 1999 from Northumbria University (U.K), his MSc (Nursing Science) in 2002 and his PhD (Oncology Nursing) in 2008 from Middlesex University (UK). He has a proven track in academia since 2004. Ηe holds the position of Professor of Oncology and Palliative Care, as well as the position of an Adjunct Professor at University of Turku (Finland).

He is the founder and a Past President of the Cyprus Oncology Nursing Society,  a Past President of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) and the immediate Past President of the European Cancer Organisation.

Prof. Charalambous founded the
Cancer Nursing Fund ( and the
European Cancer Community Foundation (

He is involved in national and international research programmes (HORIZON2020, ERASMUS+, COST) in various fields of cancer care. Examples of externally funded projects include: PI in the ERASMUS+ project PROLEPSIS (, PI (Cyprus team) in the ERAMUS+ project HERO (, PI in the ERASMUS+ project SAVE, PI (Cyprus team) in the ERAMUS+ project COMPASS, PI (Cyprus team) in the EU4HEALTH Joint Action Project eCAN, PI (Cyprus team) in the HORIZON project INCISIVE ( and PI in the EU4HEALTH project TRANSiTION (

He has published over 200 national and international publications in esteemed journals.
H-index  and i10-index 94  

Updated: February 2024