Dr. Christian Kollmannsberger

Dr. Kollmannsberger

M.D. Technical University of Munich, Germany 1995
Internal Medicine, University of Tuebingen 2001
Hematology/Oncology, University of Tuebingen, 2003
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada 2008

Clinical and Research Scientists

Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia
Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Vancouver Center
Chair, Provincial GU Tumor Group
Chair, BC Cancer Vancouver GU Systemic Therapy Clinical Trials


Christian Kollmannsberger, MD, FRCPC, is staff medical oncologist at the British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA) Vancouver Cancer Centre and Clinical Professor at the University of British Columbia. He graduated from the Technical University in Munich, Germany and received his clinical training in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, mainly at University of Tuebingen, Germany.

Dr. Kollmannsberger's research is concentrated on genitourinary malignancies with a special interest in testicular and renal cell cancer. His research is focused on the investigation of mechanisms of treatment resistance, the development of novel treatment options and biomarkers, including miRNA-371/375 and others for testicular cancer.

Nationally and internationally, he has contributed to numerous trials in the field of renal cell carcinoma and testicular cancer. He has repeatedly served as faculty and member of the education/scientific committee for the Annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, and the Annual Meeting of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO).

Currently, Dr. Kollmannsberger serves as chair of the BC Cancer Provincial Genitourinary Tumor Group, chair for the Genitourinary Systemic Therapy Clinical Trials Unit at BC Cancer Vancouver Centre, chair for the Canadian Clinical Trials Group Testis Cancer Disease Oriented Group, and member of the Canadian Clinical Trials Group Kidney Cancer Disease Oriented Group.


A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.


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Breast & Prostate Cancer half-day virtual conference: Saturday, September 18th, 2021

The What you Need to Know for Your Patients Post Breast & Prostate Cancer Conference, taking place online on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 from 8:00am – 1:30pm, is an accredited virtual half-day conference focusing on screening, treatment, side-effect management & emerging new therapies for breast & prostate cancer patients. Click here for more information and to register. 

Dr. Peter Black, team captain

Terry Fox Run fundraiser: September 19th, 2021

The 41st Annual Terry Fox Run is taking place on Sunday September 19, 2021. If you are able, please consider donating to our team (tax receipts issued), raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation's ground-breaking cancer research. 


Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Recent publication proposes a potential new therapeutic approach to treatment-resistant prostate cancer

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Dr. Cherkasov receives 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Cherkasov