Southern Symposium

6th
Southern
Symposium

Cork 2014

Professor Giovanni de Manzoni

Department of Surgery, Upper GI Surgery Division, University of Verona, Italy

Professor Giovanni De Manzoni is Professor of Surgery and Consultant Surgeon at the Department of Surgery, University of Verona and is currently serving as President of the International Gastric Cancer Association (IGCA).

From 1986 to 1991 he was a Surgical Fellow at the Department of Surgery, University of Verona and in 1987 he became Visiting Surgeon at the National Cancer Center of Tokyo in Japan. While in Japan he trained in endoscopic ultrasonography at Jichi Medical School, Tochigi. In 1995 he practised WHO training of surgery for gastric cancer at the Surgical Oncology Division at the National Cancer Center East.

In 1989 he became Consultant at the First Aid Department, General Hospital Verona and in 1992 he then became Consultant of General Surgery. In 2004 he became Associated Professor of General Surgery, at the University of Verona and this followed in 2006 with Full Professor of General Surgery at the University.

Other activities include: Member of the International Gastric Cancer Association; Member of the Advisory Board of Brazilian Gastric Cancer Association; Coordinator and General Secretary of the “Italian Research Group for Gastric Cancer”; Member of the Editorial Board of “Gastric Cancer” official Journal of the International Gastric Cancer Association; President of the International Gastric Cancer Association for years 2013-2015

Research activity includes: Surgical oncology for solid tumors (GI Tract, Lung); Extended Lymphadenectomy in Upper GI Cancer, Locoregional treatments for solid tumors (intraoperative intraperitoneal chemohyperthermia). Tumor prognostic factors and Tumor Staging. Adjuvant, multimodal therapy and clinical trials (Phase II-III studies) in oncology.

Author of: 4 Books: “Staging and treatment of gastric cancer. Piccin Editore, Padova 1991”; “Il Trattamento del carcinoma gastrico”. Collana Monografica della Società Italiana di Chirurgia; Vol 6, 1996; “Surgery in Multimodal Treatment of Gastric Cancer Springer Verlag, 2012”; “ Treatment of Esophageal and Hypopharingeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cancer Springer Verlag, 2012”; 172 articles in PubMed cited journals (Impact Factor 278.492), 17 Chapters of Surgical Books.

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