Prof. Karin Jordan graduated from Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Following a number of posts at the University Hospital, Halle, and Bernward Hospital, Hildesheim, she was appointed as a specialist in internal medicine and Haematology and Oncology at the University of Halle-Wittenberg. Since 2017 she is the leading senior physician of the Department of Haematology and Oncology at the University Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany. She has been the vice executive director of the ethics committee at the University of Halle from 2009-2015. Dr Jordan has served as a board member of MASCC/ESMO Antiemetic Guideline Consensus Panel 2009 and 2015, and is in the ASCO antiemetic guideline panel. She holds the co-chair of Supportive Care study group within the German Society of Medical Oncology (AIO) and is the associate chair of the German Association of Supportive Care in Oncology, Rehabilitation and Social Medicine (ASORS). Dr. Jordan was also a member of the ESMO Young Oncologist Committee. Since 2013 she is the coordinator of the S3 Guidelines on Supportive Care within the Oncology Guideline Program of the German Cancer Society. Since 2014 she is associate editor of “Annals of Oncology” and she is the chair of the ESMO Faculty group of “Supportive and palliative Care” and also the ESMO guideline chair for the section supportive Care since 2017. She has authored and co-authored more than 120 publications and her major area of interest is supportive care with a special focus on antiemetic treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and side effects of new drugs.