Kyprianou Kostas

Kyprianou Kostas Radiation Oncologist

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Radiation Oncology Specialist
  • Assistant Professor of the Democritus University Of Thrace (2000)


Doctoral thesis

  • Ph.D. degree in Medicine from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

  • Thesis Title: “24-hour ambulatory electrocardiogram during postoperative irradiation for cancer of the breast”


Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Hellenic Society for Radiation Oncology (Special General Secretary 1988-1991)

  • European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)

  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

  • Greek Society for Senology


Work Experience

  • Radiation Oncology Specialty Training at “ALEXANDRA Hospital”, 1986-1990

    • Teletherapy Department

    • Brachytherapy Department

  • Rural General Practicioner, 1991

  • Scientific partner of the Radiotherapy and Oncology Center of «HYGEIA» hospital, 1993-

  • Scientific director of the radiation oncology department of «Euromedica ATHINAION» hospital, 1995-

Education Experience:

  • Clinical training of students of the department of Medical Radiologic Technologists of the Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Athens, 1996-2000, 2013-2016

  • Teaching of Clinical Oncology lectures at 5th and 6th years students of medicine at the Democritus University Of Thrace, 1997-2000


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Gynecologic cancer

  • Breast cancer

  • Urogenital cancer

  • Lung cancer

  • Gastrointestinal cancer

  • Head and Neck cancer

  • Psychosocial Oncology

Research Interest:

  • Side effects of radiotherapy at the oral cavity. Participation at relevant studies in cooperation with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

  • Brain radiotherapy optimization. Coordinator of the Greek research team for the international clinical study: «A Phase 3 Randomized, Open-label Comparative Study of Standard Whole Brain Radiation Therapy With Supplemental Oxygen, With or Without Concurrent RSR13 (Efaproxiral), in Women With Brain Metastases From Breast Cancer»


Honors & Awards

  • Hellenic Society for Radiation Oncology prize for the participation at the study: «Premature breast cancer. Radiotherapy protocol after lumpectomy and axillary lymph node dissection», 1990

  • Prize from the «European Association of Oral Medicine» for the participation at the study: «Herpes simplex virus type-1 infection during radiotherapy for head & neck malignancies», 2000



  • Bankousli, I. M. (2008). Practical approach of clinical oncology. Athens: Parisianou Scientific Editions.-Coauthor

  • Honorary Volume for the Emeritus Professor Konstantinos G. Papavasileiou, Athens 1993. .-Coauthor

  • Kosmidis, P. A., & Tsakiris, G. (2003). Oncology-Radiobiology / Basics. Athens: Litsas Medical Editions.-Coauthor