Isabel Fernandes, MD, Ph. D., is a clinical research scientist in oncological and health matters. She is the Oncology Coordinator at CUF Descobertas, CUF Santarém and CUF Torres Vedras Hospitals. Works as an assistant to the director of the National Programme for Oncological Diseases, a consultant to the Health Technology Assessment Commission, and a founding member of the Portuguese Sarcoma Group (GPES). Member of the European Society of Oncology (ESMO) and the Portuguese Society of Oncology (SPO). She is currently a visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology and Oncobiology at the Nova Medical School. Isabel Fernandes graduated with distinction from ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal, with a PhD in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship.