Women, power and cancer:

A Lancet Commission


       Dr Enrique Soto

Enrique Soto

Enrique Soto Perez de Celis is a medical oncologist working at the National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition in Mexico City, where he leads the Cancer Care in the Elderly Clinic, the first multidisciplinary Geriatric Oncology clinic in Mexico. He is a former recipient of a Young Investigator Award and a Long Term International Fellowship from the Conquer CancerFoundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

He trained in Geriatric Oncology research under the mentorship of Dr. Arti Hurria in the Cancer and Aging Research Program at City of Hope National Medical Center in the United States. His research focuses on the use of mobile technology to monitor older adults with cancer receiving chemotherapy and on global disparities in cancer care. He is the national representative of Mexico in SIOG, and a member of the Cancer and Aging Research Group (CARG).


He currently serves on several ASCO committees, including the Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee, Journal of Global Oncology Editorial Board, Social Media Working Group, Conquer Cancer Grants Selection Committee, Diversity and Inclusivity Task Force, Technology Research Group, and Publishing Research Group. He received a 2019 Conquer Cancer Career Development Award. Previously, Dr. Soto has served on several other ASCO research groups and advisory panels contributed to the ASCO Connection and ASCO Daily News and was selected for a Journal of Global Oncology Editorial Fellowship. His goal is to foster the development of Geriatric Oncology in low and middle-income countries by supporting young investigators.