Lissandra Dal Lago

Address Institut Jules Bordet



Dr Dal Lago is currently medical oncologist at the Medicine Department of Institut Jules Bordet, in Brussels, Belgium.

Dr Dal Lago graduated from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Brazil in 1995, and trained as medical oncologist in 1999 at Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre.

From 2003 to 2006, she was a fellow at the Institut Jules Bordet under the supervision of Prof Martine Piccart. She obtained her Master and PhD degrees in clinical and translational research in gastro enterology and breast cancer. From 2006 to 2009 she was Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine of UFSM. Then she was appointed as clinical research physician of the EORTC Breast Cancer Group from 2009 to 2010.

Her current position started in 2011: Dr Dal Lago is Head of the Geriatric Oncology Unit at Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium. Dr Dal Lago’s primary interest is in breast cancer in the elderly and she is currently active in clinical trials for elderly breast cancer patients.

Dr Dal Lago is member of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and member of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG).