About organization

Organization of scientists and professionals

National organization with 10,000 members from about 90 countries worldwide

Part of EACR

Membership of the CACR entitles you to free and full membership of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR). The EACR provides a wide variety of services to support its community of members, including reduced registration fees for Congresses and Conferences (in-person or virtual), free registration to ‘Meet the Expert’ and ‘How to…’ webinars, facilitate communications and collaborations within the cancer research community, the opportunity to apply for bursaries and fellowships and join the EACR Book Club. Please visit https://www.eacr.org/membership to find out more. We will liaise with the EACR to ensure you receive your EACR membership. Today there are over 10,000 members from over 100 countries worldwide. There are over 200 members from Croatia registered to the EACR.

The main objectives

encouraging scientific and professional work in medicine, biology, biochemistry and related fields of science related to cancer research

linking clinical and basic aspects of cancer research

promoting and enhancing communication among various groups by encouraging multidisciplinary program

encouraging initiatives for research programs of special importance to the area of cancer

These guidelines are consistent with the mission of EACR, which aims to promote basic research with clearer directions to the prevention and treatment and care of cancer patients and whose members are active scientist, students, Emeriti, notables in areas related in any way with cancer, different aspects of cancer research, applications research and management.

Cooperation

CACR gives us a greater possibility of cooperation with related national organizations for cancer research in other countries in Europe and the world (BACR, ASEICA, MOT, AACR, etc.). In addition, we wish to strengthen connections between members of EACR in Croatia, but primarily to link researchers and as the Society to gain recognition in the field of cancer research as well as to enhance accessibility of the Society for young researchers.

How to become a member

For membership it is necessary to fill in the application form and send proof of payment for annual membership fee
Apply for membership

Organisational Structure

President

Prof. Sonja Levanat, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Vice-president

Asst. Prof. Neda Slade, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Secretary

Asst. Prof. Petar Ozretić, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Treasurer

Asst. Prof. Maja Sabol, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Members of the Executive Committee

Asst. Prof. Vesna Musani, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Prof. Maja Sirotković-Skerlev, MD, PhD, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

Ivan Šamija, PhD, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia

Sandra Sobočanec, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Katja Ester, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Supervisory Committee

Asst. Prof. Maja Herak Bosnar, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Goran Gajski, PhD, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia

Asst. Prof. Mihaela Matovina, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Court of Honour

Prof. Biserka Nagy, PhD, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia

Asst. Prof. Marijeta Kralj, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Dragomira Majhen, PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia