Joanna Didkowska 

Prof. Joanna Didkowska 

National Research Institute of Oncology

  • Prevention and head of the National Cancer Registry.
  • From 2016-2020, she served as director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco Control. She was a member of the National Council for Oncology under the Minister of Health (2015-2023), and is a representative of the Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Cancer Institute in Warsaw PIB-NIO in the Government Population Council, a member of the Scientific Committee on Public Health of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and a member of the National Oncology Strategy Team under the Minister of Health.
  • She participated in the work of teams appointed by the Minister of Health, the Minister of Science and Higher Education.She is engaged in epidemiological analysis and monitoring of the epidemiological situation of malignant neoplasms in Poland.
  • She participates in population-based studies of risk factors for malignant neoplasms and in monitoring the geographical variation of malignant neoplasm incidence and mortality in Poland.
  • Author and co-author of more than 50 scientific publications, including co-authoring an annual bulletin on the risk of malignant neoplasms in Poland. She initiated and co-authored studies on survival analysis of Polish patients.She is a member of the Polish TNM Committee of the International Union Against Cancer, the Polish Society of Oncology, the Polish Union of Oncology, the Polish Society for Breast Cancer Research. He is socially active in the Polish League Against Cancer.