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Jordi Giralt
JORDI GIRALT

JORDI GIRALT

Current positions

Academic Qualifications

  • 1975 - 1981. Graduated at the School of Medicine. University of Barcelona.
  • 1983 - 1986. Residency in Radiation Oncology. Department of Radiation Oncology. Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona. Spain.
  • 1989 Doctoral Thesis. Autonoma University of Barcelona.
  • 2009 Professor in Medicine
     

Areas of Research

  • Pediatric tumors, Head and Neck Cancer, technology developments.

Most relevant scientific publications

  • Giralt J, Trigo J, Nuyts S, Ozsahin M, Skladowski K, Hatoum G, Daisne JF, Yunes Ancona AC, Cmelak A, Mesía R, Zhang A, Oliner KS, VanderWalde A. Panitumumab plus radiotherapy versus chemoradiotherapy in patients with unresected, locally advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CONCERT-2): a randomised, controlled, open-label phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015;16(2):221-232.
  • Mesía R, Henke M, Fortin A, Minn H, Yunes Ancona AC, Cmelak A, Markowitz AB, Hotte SJ, Singh S, Chan AT, Merlano MC, Skladowski K, Zhang A, Oliner KS, VanderWalde A, Giralt J. Chemoradiotherapy with or without panitumumab in patients with unresected, locally advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CONCERT-1): a randomised, controlled, open-label phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015;16(2):208-220.
  • Zapatero A, Guerrero A, Maldonado X, Alvarez A, Gonzalez San Segundo C, Cabeza Rodríguez MA, Macias V, Pedro Olive A, Casas F, Boladeras A, de Vidales CM, Vazquez de la Torre ML, Villà S, Perez de la Haza A, Calvo FA. High-dose radiotherapy with short-term or long-term androgen deprivation in localized prostate cancer (DART01/05 GICOR): a randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015;16(3):320-327.
  • Rosenthal DI, Harari PM, Giralt J, Bell D, Raben D, Liu J, Schulten J, Ang KK, Bonner JA. Association of Human Papillomavirus and p16 Status With Outcomes in the IMCL-9815 Phase III Registration Trial for Patients With Locoregionally Advanced Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck Treated With Radiotherapy With or Without Cetuximab. J. Clin. Oncol. 2016 Apr; 34(12): 1300-8
  • Mesia R, Henke M, Fortin A, Minn H, Yunes Ancona AC, Cmelak A, Markowitz AB, Hotte SJ, Singh S, Chan AT, Merlano MC, Skladowski K, Zhang A, Oliner KS, VanderWalde A, Giralt J. Chemoradiotherapy with or without panitumumab in patients with unresected, locally advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CONCERT-1): a randomised, controlled, open-label phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Feb; 16(2): 208-20
  • Giralt J, Trigo J, Nuyts S, Ozsahin M, Skladowski K, Hatoum G, Daisne JF, Yunes Ancona AC, Cmelak A, Mesia R, Zhang A, Oliner KS, VanderWalde A.  Panitumumab plus radiotherapy versus chemoradiotherapy in patients with unresected, locally advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CONCERT-2): a randomised, controlled, open-label phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Feb; 16(2): 221-32
  • Bosset JF, Calais G, Mineur L, Maingon P, Stojanovic-Rundic S, Bensadoun RJ, Bardet E, Beny A, Ollier JC, Bolla M, Marchal D, Van Laethem JL, Klein V, Giralt J, Clavère P, Glanzmann C, Cellier P, Collette L.  Fluorouracil-based adjuvant chemotherapy after preoperative chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer: long-term results of the EORTC 22921 randomised study. Lancet Oncol. 2014 Feb; 15(2): 184-90
  • Sclafani F, González D, Cunningham D, Hulkki Wilson S, Peckitt C, Giralt J, Glimelius B, Roselló Keränen S, Wotherspoon A, Brown G, Tait D, Oates J, Chau I.  RAS mutations and cetuximab in locally advanced rectal cancer: results of the EXPERT-C trial. Eur. J. Cancer 2014 May; 50(8): 1430-6
  • Angelini PD, Zacarias Fluck MF, Pedersen K, Parra-Palau JL, Guiu M, Bernadó Morales C, Vicario R, Luque-García A, Navalpotro NP, Giralt J, Canals F, Gomis RR, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Villanueva J, Arribas J.  Constitutive HER2 signaling promotes breast cancer metastasis through cellular senescence. Cancer Res. 2013 Jan; 73(1): 450-8
  • Heukelom J, Hamming O, Bartelink H, Hoebers F, Giralt J, Herlestam T, Verheij M, van den Brekel M, Vogel W, Slevin N, Deutsch E, Sonke JJ, Lambin P, Rasch C.  Adaptive and innovative Radiation Treatment FOR improving Cancer treatment outcomE (ARTFORCE); a randomized controlled phase II trial for individualized treatment of head and neck cancer.BMC Cancer 2013; 13: 84
  • Lannering B, Rutkowski S, Doz F, Pizer B, Gustafsson G, Navajas A, Massimino M, Reddingius R, Benesch M, Carrie C, Taylor R, Gandola L, Björk-Eriksson T, Giralt J, Oldenburger F, Pietsch T, Figarella-Branger D, Robson K, Forni M, Clifford SC, Warmuth-Metz M, von Hoff K, Faldum A, Mosseri V, Kortmann R.  Hyperfractionated versus conventional radiotherapy followed by chemotherapy in standard-risk medulloblastoma: results from the randomized multicenter HIT-SIOP PNET 4 trial. J. Clin. Oncol. 2012 Sep; 30(26): 3187-93
  • Beltran M, Ramos M, Rovira JJ, Perez-Hoyos S, Sancho M, Puertas E, Benavente S, Ginjaume M, Giralt J.  Dose variations in tumor volumes and organs at risk during IMRT for head-and-neck cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2012; 13(6): 3723

All publications

  • Rosenthal DI, Harari PM, Giralt J, Bell D, Raben D, Liu J, Schulten J, Ang KK, Bonner JA. Association of Human Papillomavirus and p16 Status With Outcomes in the IMCL-9815 Phase III Registration Trial for Patients With Locoregionally Advanced Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck Treated With Radiotherapy With or Without Cetuximab. J. Clin. Oncol. 2016 Apr; 34(12): 1300-8
  • Mesia R, Henke M, Fortin A, Minn H, Yunes Ancona AC, Cmelak A, Markowitz AB, Hotte SJ, Singh S, Chan AT, Merlano MC, Skladowski K, Zhang A, Oliner KS, VanderWalde A, Giralt J. Chemoradiotherapy with or without panitumumab in patients with unresected, locally advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CONCERT-1): a randomised, controlled, open-label phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Feb; 16(2): 208-20
  • Giralt J, Trigo J, Nuyts S, Ozsahin M, Skladowski K, Hatoum G, Daisne JF, Yunes Ancona AC, Cmelak A, Mesia R, Zhang A, Oliner KS, VanderWalde A. Panitumumab plus radiotherapy versus chemoradiotherapy in patients with unresected, locally advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CONCERT-2): a randomised, controlled, open-label phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Feb; 16(2): 221-32
  • Bosset JF, Calais G, Mineur L, Maingon P, Stojanovic-Rundic S, Bensadoun RJ, Bardet E, Beny A, Ollier JC, Bolla M, Marchal D, Van Laethem JL, Klein V, Giralt J, Clavère P, Glanzmann C, Cellier P, Collette L. Fluorouracil-based adjuvant chemotherapy after preoperative chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer: long-term results of the EORTC 22921 randomised study. Lancet Oncol. 2014 Feb; 15(2): 184-90
  • Sclafani F, González D, Cunningham D, Hulkki Wilson S, Peckitt C, Giralt J, Glimelius B, Roselló Keränen S, Wotherspoon A, Brown G, Tait D, Oates J, Chau I. RAS mutations and cetuximab in locally advanced rectal cancer: results of the EXPERT-C trial. Eur. J. Cancer 2014 May; 50(8): 1430-6
  • Angelini PD, Zacarias Fluck MF, Pedersen K, Parra-Palau JL, Guiu M, Bernadó Morales C, Vicario R, Luque-García A, Navalpotro NP, Giralt J, Canals F, Gomis RR, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Villanueva J, Arribas J. Constitutive HER2 signaling promotes breast cancer metastasis through cellular senescence. Cancer Res. 2013 Jan; 73(1): 450-8
  • Heukelom J, Hamming O, Bartelink H, Hoebers F, Giralt J, Herlestam T, Verheij M, van den Brekel M, Vogel W, Slevin N, Deutsch E, Sonke JJ, Lambin P, Rasch C. Adaptive and innovative Radiation Treatment FOR improving Cancer treatment outcomE (ARTFORCE); a randomized controlled phase II trial for individualized treatment of head and neck cancer. BMC Cancer 2013; 13: 84
  • Lannering B, Rutkowski S, Doz F, Pizer B, Gustafsson G, Navajas A, Massimino M, Reddingius R, Benesch M, Carrie C, Taylor R, Gandola L, Björk-Eriksson T, Giralt J, Oldenburger F, Pietsch T, Figarella-Branger D, Robson K, Forni M, Clifford SC, Warmuth-Metz M, von Hoff K, Faldum A, Mosseri V, Kortmann R. Hyperfractionated versus conventional radiotherapy followed by chemotherapy in standard-risk medulloblastoma: results from the randomized multicenter HIT-SIOP PNET 4 trial. J. Clin. Oncol. 2012 Sep; 30(26): 3187-93
  • Beltran M, Ramos M, Rovira JJ, Perez-Hoyos S, Sancho M, Puertas E, Benavente S, Ginjaume M, Giralt J. Dose variations in tumor volumes and organs at risk during IMRT for head-and-neck cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2012; 13(6): 3723
  • Rivera F, Galán M, Tabernero J, Cervantes A, Vega-Villegas ME, Gallego J, Laquente B, Rodríguez E, Carrato A, Escudero P, Massuti B, Alonso-Orduña V, Cardenal A, Sáenz A, Giralt J, Yuste AL, Antón A, Aranda E. Phase II trial of induction irinotecan-cisplatin followed by concurrent irinotecan-cisplatin and radiotherapy for unresectable, locally advanced gastric and oesophageal-gastric junction adenocarcinoma. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol. 2011 Jan; 67(1): 75-82
  • Bonner JA, Harari PM, Giralt J, Cohen RB, Jones CU, Sur RK, Raben D, Baselga J, Spencer SA, Zhu J, Youssoufian H, Rowinsky EK, Ang KK. Radiotherapy plus cetuximab for locoregionally advanced head and neck cancer: 5-year survival data from a phase 3 randomised trial, and relation between cetuximab-induced rash and survival. Lancet Oncol. 2010 Jan; 11(1): 21-8
  • Peters LJ, O'Sullivan B, Giralt J, Fitzgerald TJ, Trotti A, Bernier J, Bourhis J, Yuen K, Fisher R, Rischin D. Critical impact of radiotherapy protocol compliance and quality in the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer: results from TROG 02.02. J. Clin. Oncol. 2010 Jun; 28(18): 2996-3001
  • Peters LJ, Fitzgerald TJ, Giralt J, O'Sullivan B, Bernier J, Trotti A, Bourhis J, Yuen K, Fisher R, Rischin D. Radiotherapy Protocol Compliance And Quality In The Treatment Of Advanced Head and Neck Cancer – Results From Trog 02.02 J Clin Oncol 2010 jun; 28(18): 2996-3001
  • Rivera F, Galán M, Tabernero J, Cervantes A, Vega-Villegas ME, Gallego J, Laquente B, Rodríguez E, Carrato A, Escudero P, Massuti B, Alonso-Orduña V, Cardenal A, Sáenz A, Giralt J, Yuste AL, Antón A, Aranda E. Phase II trial of preoperative irinotecan-cisplatin followed by concurrent irinotecan-cisplatin and radiotherapy for resectable locally advanced gastric and esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2009 Dec; 75(5): 1430-6
  • Varela E, Antolín M, Guarner F, Verges R, Giralt J, Malagelada JR. Faecal DNA and calprotectin as biomarkers of acute intestinal toxicity in patients undergoing pelvic radiotherapy. Aliment. Pharmacol. Ther. 2009 Jul; 30(2): 175-85
  • Benavente S, Verges R, Hermosilla E, Fumanal V, Casanova N, Garcia A, Ramón y Cajal S, Giralt J. Overexpression of phosphorylated 4E-BP1 predicts for tumor recurrence and reduced survival in cervical carcinoma treated with postoperative radiotherapy. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2009 Dec; 75(5): 1316-22
  • Guarner L, Navalpotro B, Molero X, Giralt J, Malagelada JR. Management of painful chronic pancreatitis with single-dose radiotherapy. Am. J. Gastroenterol. 2009 Feb; 104(2): 349-55
  • Bonner JA, Harari PM, Giralt J, Azarnia N, Shin DM, Cohen RB, Jones CU, Sur R, Raben D, Jassem J, Ove R, Kies MS, Baselga J, Youssoufian H, Amellal N, Rowinsky EK, Ang KK. Radiotherapy plus cetuximab for squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck. N. Engl. J. Med. 2006 Feb; 354(6): 567-78
  • Giralt J, de las Heras M, Cerezo L, Eraso A, Hermosilla E, Velez D, Lujan J, Espín E, Roselló J, Majo J, Benavente S, Armengol M, de Torres I. The expression of epidermal growth factor receptor results in a worse prognosis for patients with rectal cancer treated with preoperative radiotherapy: a multicenter, retrospective analysis. Radiother Oncol 2005 Feb; 74(2): 101-8
  • Bernier J, Domenge C, Ozsahin M, Matuszewska K, Lefebvre JL, Greiner RH, Giralt J, Maingon P, Rolland F, Bolla M, Cognetti F, Bourhis J, Kirkpatrick A, van Glabbeke M. Postoperative irradiation with or without concomitant chemotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer. N. Engl. J. Med. 2004 May; 350(19): 1945-52