• Raanan Berger, MD, Ph.D

  • Department: Cancer Center
  • Specialties: Medical Oncology and Radiotherapy
  • Language: Hebrew, English
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About Me

Raanan Berger, M.D, Ph.D, is the Director of the Cancer Center, a senior Oncologist and Radiotherapist, heading the clinical research facility in the Institute of Oncology and Radiotherapy at the Sheba Medical Center. MD and PhD from Sackler Medical School at the Tel Aviv University, and a member of ESMO and ASCO.
Prof. Berger initiated and established a support service at the Institute of Oncology, with the purpose of granting the patients and their families the environment of multi-systemic treatment. The patients receive not only the cutting edge medical solutions, but the assistance of trained psychologists and social workers, who offer a personal approach for the patients and the members of their families.
Prof. Berger is leading the genitourinary oncology program, as well as running a basic and translational research lab studying molecular mechanisms in prostate and breast tumorigenesis. Prof. Berger is co-author of 20 peer reviewed scientific articles.


  • Director of the Cancer Center
  • Senior Oncologist and Radiotherapist
  • Member of ESMO and ASCO
  • Senior Lecturer at the Sackler Medical School at the Tel Aviv University
Conditions and treatment


Education and Training
  • MD and PhD from Sackler Medical School, TAU. Clinical training in Medical Oncology and Radiotherapy at Sheba.
  • Postdoctoral fellowship at Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School.
  • Combined clinical work treating prostate cancer patients (with Dr. Philip Kantoff) with basic research in Dr. William C. Hahn's lab
Board Certifications
  • Oncology


Classifying high-risk versus very high-risk prostate cancer: is it relevant to outcomes of conformal radiotherapy and androgen deprivation?
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Inheritance of deleterious mutations at both BRCA1 and BRCA2 in an international sample of 32,295 women.
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