Stefano Cascinu is a Full Professor of Medical Oncology and Head of the Department of Oncology at the University “Vita-Salute” and IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy.
After receiving his medical degree from Ancona University in 1985, he completed his specialty training in Medical Oncology at Ancona University in 1988. He also completed a fellowship in Radiation Therapy at the Bologna University in 1992.
Prof. Cascinu is a member of several societies including the Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM). He served as President (2011-2014) and previously on its Board of Directors, twice (1995-1999) and as General Secretary (2005-2007); the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), serving from 1997 to 2002 in the Educational Committee and now as a member of the Gastrointestinal Tumours Faculty; the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research.
He is co-author of more than 500 papers in peer review journals and has been involved in more than 400 GCP clinical trials as Principal Investigator. Prof. Cascinu’s major areas of interest are gastrointestinal cancers and tumour biology.