|Full time consultant at the Division of Oncology 1 at the Istituto Oncologico Veneto in Padova.
Over the past 15 years, I have been committed to medical treatment and clinical research of solid tumors, with particular interest in sarcoma, breast cancer and cancer in the elderly.
I am the physician in charge for the Geriatric Oncology Program at Istituto Oncologico Veneto.
I am currently involved as either principal investigator or co-investigator in clinical and translational research projects in sarcoma and oncogeriatric trials, and authored more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, mostly related to sarcoma and cancer in the elderly.
I was the chair of the task force Cancer in Elderly of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) in the years 2018-2020, and currently appointed as Treasurer.
I am currently panelist of the Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM) guidelines on Cancer in the Elderly & AIOM guidelines on sarcoma and GIST.
I am a member of the board of the AIOM Veneto Regional Section and of the board of the Italian Group for Geriatric Oncology (Gioger). I am active member of major oncology scientific societies (American Society of Clinical Oncology – ASCO; European Society of Medical Oncology – ESMO) and International Society of Geriatric Oncology.