The Jens Overgaard legacy award recognises his outstanding contribution to promoting scholarly science in radiation oncology during his 25-year tenure as Editor-in-Chief of Radiotherapy & Oncology.

The recipient of this award delivers a lecture at the ESTRO Congress.


  • 2024 Glasgow

D. Thwaites (UK)

  • 2023 Vienna

V. Valentini (IT)

  • 2022 Copenhagen

B. Vrou Offersen (DK)

  • 2021 Madrid

H. Langendijk (NL)

  • 2020 ESTRO Online Congress

R. Pötter (AT)

  • 2019 Milan

P. Poortmans (BE)

  • 2018 Barcelona 

V. Grégoire (BE)

  • 2017 Vienna 

J. Bourhis, J.P. Pignon, P. Blanchard (FR)