Department of Breast Tumors
Universal College of Learning
Dr. Alexandru Eniu is a medical oncologist at the Breast Cancer Center of the National Cancer Institute Ion Chiricuta in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. His training as a M.D. and a medical oncologist was completed in Romania. He also recently obtained his PhD degree from the University Of Medicine Iuliu Hatieganu. He was awarded several scholarships that allowed him to learn and practice medical oncology in France and in Italy at the European Institute of Oncology. More recently he was awarded a Mayo Foundation Visiting Clinician Scholarship at the Mayo Breast Cancer Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Apart from his national credentials, he holds the European Certification in Medical Oncology after successfully sustaining the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Certification Examination in 2000 and being Re-Certified in 2005. He is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO). He serves as a member of the ASCO Cancer Education SubCommittee for Breast Cancer, and of the ASCO Task Force for the International Clinical Trials Workshop. He is member in the editorial board of The Lancet Oncology, Romanian version, MEMO - Magazine of European Medical Oncology, Journal of the Romanian Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology and the Journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology. His interest in improving the outcome of patients with breast cancer led to his recruitment as a core team member at the Breast Cancer Centre in Cluj, where he holds a position as Head of the Day Hospital Unit. He participated in the process of developing national guidelines for the management of cancer patients. Dr. Eniuâ€™s background of training and working in various environments enabled him to better capture the differences that exist when practicing oncology in countries with high versus moderate/low level of resources. His continuous search for better ways of delivering care to breast cancer patients made him be part of the Breast Health Global Initiative since 2002, serving as the Co-Chair of the Treatment and Allocation of resources Panel. He is the author of several publications in peer reviewed journals and he also delivered talks on numerous occasions in Europe and in the U.S. Currently he is continuing his clinical practice devoted to the care of breast cancer patients and his clinical research interest, being an investigator for several international clinical trials.