Riccardo A. Audisio was born in Milan, Italy and graduated in Padua (1980): he specialised in General Surgery (1985) and Diagnostic Radiology (1994).
Trained at the National Cancer Institute of Milan (1980-94) he was appointed deputy director at the Department of General Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan (1994-8).
He moved to the United Kingdom in 1999 to become Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool.
Editor-in-Chief of Surgical Oncology, Elsevier Publisher (2007-13) he is Editor of the European Journal of Surgical Oncology. Author of 197 peer-reviewed publications and 36 book chapters, Prof. Audisio edited 17 book projects and is guest reviewer for 37 international scientific journals.
Professor Audisio is member of several international scientific societies including BASO, ESSO, SSO, ASGBI, ESMO, ASCRS, AAA, SIOG and EUSOMA. He is ESMO Committee Member, past-chair of the Education & Training Committee of ESSO. He is BASO President and ESSO President-Elect. He served as an advisor to the Department of Health and to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer in Older Women.
His clinical research focuses on Breast Cancer and Geriatric Oncology; Immediate Past-President of SIOG (International Society of Geriatric Oncology) and past-chair the Surgical Task Force, Professor Audisio has organised several international advanced courses/meeting on geriatric-oncology.
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