Dr. Rawand Salihi (MD, PhD)

CRIG member
Rawand Salihi


Head of clinic – Gynecologic oncology (UZ Gent)
Consultant – Gynecologic oncology (AZ Sint Lucas)
Consultant – Gynecologic oncology (UZ Leuven)
Chairmen of the VVOG (BIG pelvic oncology)



  • PhD Biomedical science: New therapies in cervical cancer (Catholic University Leuven) (December 2018)
  • Fellowship Gynaecological oncology (UZ Leuven) (July 2018)
  • Master in Gynaecology and Obstetrics (Catholic University Leuven) (August 2014)
  • Certificate of academic Master after Master; Gynaecology and Obstetrics (Catholic University Leuven) (2013)
  • Master in Medicine (Catholic University Leuven) (2009)
  • Bachelor in Medicine (Catholic University Leuven) (2005)
  • Secondary education: Atheneum (Sint Stanislas College Westplantsoen in Delft)
  • Basic education (J.P. Thijse basisschool in Delft)

Key publications

  • Randomized CLIO/BGOG-ov10 trial of olaparib monotherapy versus physician's choice chemotherapy in relapsed ovarian cancer.Gynecol Oncol. 2022 Apr;165(1):14-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2022.01.034. Epub 2022 Feb 14.
  • Radical hysterectomy without adjuvant radiotherapy in patients with cervix carcinoma FIGO 2009 IB1, with or without positive Sedlis criteria. Gynecol Oncol. 2021 Jul 9:S0090-8258(21)00522-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2021.06.026. Online ahead of print
  • Combination of weekly paclitaxel-carboplatin plus standard bevacizumab as neoadjuvant treatment in stage IB-IIB cervical cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2021 Jun;31(6):824-828. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2021-002432. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
  • Hoogtepunten van het virtuele San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) 2020; Gunaikeia. 22 jan 2021; Vol 26 nr1
  • Experience with PlasmaJet™ in debulking surgery in 87 patients with advanced-stage ovarian cancer; J. Surg. Oncol; 2021 January
  • Para-aortic lymph node surgical staging in locally advanced cervical cancer:comparison between robotic versus conventional laparoscopy;  Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2020 Apr;30(4):466-472. Doi: 10,1136/ijgc-2019-000961. Epub 2020 Feb 19
  • Palbociclib in highly pretreated metastatic ER-positive HER-2 negative breast cancer; Breast Cancer Res. Submitted
  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by radical hysterectomy versus radiochemotherapy: a case-control study of 104 patients; Submitted
  • Neoadjuvant Weekly Paclitaxel-Carboplatin Is Effective in Stage I-II Cervical Cancer; Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Jul;27(6):1256-1260. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000001021.

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