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Professor Luigi Cataliotti

Professor Luigi Cataliotti

Universita' Degli Studi Di Firenze, Italy


Luigi Cataliotti is President of Senonetwork Italia Onlus (The Italian network of breast centres) and Breast Centres Certification (BCCERT).

Full Professor of Surgery at the University of Florence (1992-2011).

Head of the Department of Oncology at the Careggi University Hospital (January 2008-November 2011).

Head of the Breast Unit from 2004 until 1st November 2011 and Chairman of the Tuscany Regional Centre for the surgical treatment of Breast Diseases since 1999.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of the European Cancer Societies, FECS (1995-2007) and member of the Board of Directors of the European Cancer Organisation, ECCO (2007-2009).

President of the European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists, EUSOMA (1998-2007), President of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, ESSO (2005-2006),  Board member of this society from 1992 to 2008.

President of the Italian Society of Senology (1998-2003) and Treasurer of the Italian Society for Surgical Research (1977-2005).

In 2003, he received the European Society of Surgical Oncology Award,and in 2016 the ESSO Lifetime Achievement Award
Member of the Steering Committee of the Breast Group of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) until November 2011 and member of SAC (Scientific Audit Committee) of the EORTC (2011-2016)

Member of the Board of Directors of the “Tuscan Cancer Institute”, ITT (2005-2014).

Founding Member of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences, Honorary member of ESTRO since 2006 and Honorary member of ESSO since 2016
He has published around 350 papers in peer and non peer reviewed journals and he has given more than 300 lectures in National and International meetings.


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