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Section Board for 'Oncology' (40)

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Dr. Maria Lina Tornesello
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Translational Research, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, IRCCS, Fondazione Pascale, Naples, Italy
Interests: viral oncology; human papillomavirus; genital cancer; oropharyngeal cancer; gene mutation; single nucleotide polymorphisms
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Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Berretta

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: breast cancer; colorectal cancer; cancer surivors; virus and cancer; nutrition and cancer; microbiota and cancer; integrative oncology
Dr. Yan Xing
Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010-3000, USA
Interests: Solid Tumors; Melanoma and Skin Cancer; Phase I Clinical Trials; Head and Neck Cancers; Immunotherapy
Prof. Dr. Nicola Avenia
Department of Surgery, Unit of General and Surgical Specialties Unit, University of Perugia, University Hospital Santa Maria, 05100 Terni, Italy
Interests: thyroid; thyroidectomy; adrenal glad; adrenalectomy; cervical lymphadenectomy; breast cancer
Prof. Dr. Andrea Lania
1. Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, Rozzano (MI), Italy
2. Endocrine Unit, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, MI, Italy
Interests: pituitary adenomas pathogenesis; neuroendocrine tumors pathogenesis and treatment
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Prof. Dr. Ewa Małecka-Wojciesko
Department of Digestive Tract Diseases, Medical University, 90-419 Lodz, Poland
Interests: pancreatic cancer; early detection of GI cancer; chronic and acute pancreatitis; pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis biomarkers; translational studies in pancreatic cancer; genetic studies in pancreatic cancer; IBD biomarkers; IBS
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Dr. Emanuela Anastasi
Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, 00166 Rome, Italy
Interests: tumor markers; circulating biomarkers; ovarian cancer; pancreatic cancer; cancer biology; cancer diagnostics
Dr. Yogesh Kumar Vashist
Asklepios Harzklinik Goslar, 38642 Goslar, Germany
Interests: surgical oncology; HPB and upper GI oncology; individualized medicine
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Conzo
Division of General and Oncologic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: thyroid cancer; thyroidectomy; complications; neck dissection; local relapae differentiated; thyroid cancer; neuromonitoring vocal folds; palsy
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Dr. Silvia Zappavigna
Department of Precision Medicine, University of Campania “L. Vanvitelli” via L. De Crecchio 7, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: cell death mechanisms; microRNAs; long non coding RNAs; biomarkers; nanotechnology; drug delivery; signal transduction; target therapy; cancer; circulating tumor cells; glioblastoma; prostate cancer; hepatocellular cancer
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Dr. Giuseppe Cardillo
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy
Interests: thoracic oncology; minimally invasive surgery
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Prof. Dr. Vincent Lavoue
1. Department of Gynaecology, Rennes University Hospital, Rennes, France
2. School of Medicine, University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France
3. Inserm U1085, Rennes, France
Interests: ovarian cancer; surgery; hyperthermic Intra peritoneal chemotherapy; robotic surgery, uterus Transplantation with living donor; uterus Transplantation with deceased donor
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Prof. Cosimo Sperti
Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Interests: chronic pancreatitis; cystic tumors; endocrine tumors; pancreatectomy; pancreatic neoplasms
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Prof. Dr. Michael J. McKay
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1. Northern Cancer Service, North West Cancer Centre, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia;
2. Rural Clinical School, The University of Tasmania, Northwest Regional Hospital, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia;
3. Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute and Austin Health, Heidelberg,Victoria,Australia;
4. Latrobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
Interests: radiotherapy; radiation oncology; ionising; ionizing
Prof. Dr. Yoko Matsuda
Oncology Pathology, Department of Pathology and Host-Defense, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Interests: pancreatic cancer; histopathology; tumors; surgical pathology; cancer biology; immunocytochemistry; clinical pathology; pancreas
Prof. Dr. Yasuhiro Kuramitsu
Advanced Research Promotion Center, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Ishikari-Tobetsu, Hokkaido 061-0293, Japan
Interests: proteomics; pancreatic cancer; molecular target
Dr. Anne Wierinckx
Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL) and Institute of Technology of Claude Bernard University of Lyon 1 (IUT Lyon1), Lyon, France
Interests: genomics; molecular biology; oncology; pituitary tumors; cerebral tumors; melanoma; single cell
Dr. Egesta Lopci
Nuclear Medicine Unit, Humanitas Clinical and Research Hospital-IRCCS, Via Manzoni, Rozzano, Italy
Interests: molecular imaging; positron emission tomography; cancer imaging; immunotherapy; treatment response assessment
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Prof. Dr. Roberta Gafà
1. Department of Translational Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Luigi Borsari, 46 - 44121 Ferrara, Italy
2. Oncological and Medical Department, University Hospital of Ferrara Arcispedale Sant'Anna, Via Aldo Moro, 8 Cona, 44124 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: colorectal cancer; microsatellite instability; HNPCC
Prof. Dr. Hyuk-Joon Lee
Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 03080, Korea
Interests: gastric cancer; surgical oncology; tumor biomarker study
Prof. Dr. Francesco Panzuto
Digestive and Lilver Disease Unit, Sant’Andrea University Hospital, ENETS Center of Excellence, Rome, Italy
Interests: neuroendocrine tumors; digestive oncology; pancreatic diseases; gut hormones
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Prof. Dr. Rossana Berardi
Medical Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti-Ancona, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Interests: innovative therapies (in medical oncology); thoracic cancer; breast cancer; neuroendocrine tumors
Prof. Dr. David Creytens
Department of Pathology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: soft tissue and bone tumors; sarcoma; liposarcoma; pediatric oncopathology; head&neck pathology; dermatopathology; histomorphology; immunohistochemistry; molecular pathology; sarcomagenesis; prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers in sarcoma
Dr. Giuseppe Ingravallo
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Department of Emergency and Transplantation, Pathology Section, University of Bari Medical School, 70100 Bari, Italy
Interests: lymphoma diagnosis; neoplastic microenvironment; bone marrow pathology; Sjögren syndrome and gastrointestinal carcinogenesis
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Dr. Cristiana Lo Nigro
Laboratori Centrali, EO Ospedali Galliera, 16124 Genova, Italy
Interests: translational oncology; cancer genetics; epigenetics; DNA methylation
Dr. Massimo Guidoboni
Immunotherapy - Cell Therapy and Biobank Unit, Istituto Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCS, Meldola (FC), Italy
Interests: melanoma; clinical research; immunotherapy; cancer immunology; dendritic cell vaccines
Dr. Andrew M. Fribley
Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Interests: head and neck and oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma; drug discovery; small molecule and natural product therapies; endoplasmic reticulum stress; the unfolded protein response; chemotherapy
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Dr. Masahiro Tajika
Department of Endoscopy, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, 1-1 Kanokoden, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8681, Japan
Interests: esophageal cancer; gastric cancer; colorectal cancer; endoscopic treatment; endoscopic diagnosis
Prof. Dr. Michał Pędziwiatr
2nd Department of General Surgery, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Jakubowskiego 2 (Building H, 3rd Floor), 30-688 Kraków, Poland
Interests: laparoscopy; laparoscopic surgery; colorectal cancer; pancreatic cancer; gastric cancer; gastrointestinal cancer; rectal cancer
Prof. Dr. Ekaterini Chatzaki
Laboratory of Pharmacology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupoli, Greece
Interests: biomarker; classifier; liquid biopsy; epigenetics; cell culture; solid tumor; diagnosis; moniroting; neuropeptide; drug target; drug response; metabolic disease; diabetes
Dr. Andrew Furness
Department of Medical Oncology, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Interests: immune checkpoint modulation; translational immunology; adoptive cell therapy
Dr. Geppino Falco
Department of Biology, Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo, via Cinthia, 80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: stem cell biology; cancer molecular classification; gut cancer; chemioresistance; mouse model; organoids; liquid biopsy; organogenesis
Dr. Domenico Galati
Hematology-Oncology and Stem-Cell Transplantation Unit, Department of Hematology and Innovative Therapies, Istituto Nazionale Tumori - IRCCS - Fondazione G. Pascale, Via Mariano Semmola, 80131 Napoli, Italy
Interests: dendritic cells; immunotherapy; tumor microenvironment; cancer biomarkers; tumor immunology; cytometry
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Dr. Petros Grivas
Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Interests: genitourinary cancers; bladder cancer; prostate cancer; testis cancer
Dr. Nikolas Herold
Childhood Cancer Research Unit (Barncancerforskningsenheten), Karolinska Institutet, Tomtebodavägen 18A, SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: pediatric oncology; acute myeloid leukemia; immunotherapy; antimetabolites; nucleoside analogues
Dr. Kenichiro Ishii
Department of Nursing, Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences, 4-1-1 Sannomaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0001, Japan
Interests: tumor microenvironment; prostate cancer; pancreatic cancer; stromal paracrine signals; cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs); drug repositioning
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Prof. Dr. Hermann Müller
Department of Pediatrics, Klinikum Oldenburg, Medical Campus University Oldenburg, Rahel-Straus-Strasse 10, 26133 Oldenburg, Germany
Interests: pediatric oncological disease; neuro-endocrinology; mechanisms of satiety regulation; hypothalamic obesity; craniopharyngioma
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Dr. Ioannis A. Voutsadakis
1. Algoma District Cancer Program, Sault Area Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 0A8, Canada
2. Section of Internal Medicine, Division of Clinical Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6, Canada
Interests: clinical cancer research; breast cancer; gastrointestinal cancers; gynecologic cancers
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