Prof Dr Roberto Orecchia | Radiation Oncology | Cancer Doctor Italy

Prof Dr Roberto Orecchia Radiation Oncology and Radiobiology Specialist Milan, Italy

About - Prof Dr Roberto Orecchia

Work experience:

  • Full Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Milan – Italy

  • Head of the Residency Program of Radiation Oncology University of Milan - Italy

  • Head of the Faculty for Radiology Technician - University of Milan - Italy

  • Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology European Institute of Oncology  Milan – Italy

  • Scientific Co – Directorate of the  European Institute of Oncology Milan – Italy

  • Scientific Directorate of the CNAO Foundation (Italian National Centre for Hadrontherapy) Pavia – Italy.

  • Professor of Radiology, Radiobiology and Radiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine University of Milan

  • Professor of Radiobiology, Faculty of Biotechnology, Milan

  • Professor of Radiology and Radiotherapy, School of Radiology Technician Faculty of Medicine University of Milan

  • Professor of Radiology and Radiotherapy of the Residency program of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Oncology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Maxillo-Facial Surgery, ENT, Haematology, Thoracic Surgery and Medical Physics

  • Teacher at the University Master of the University of Milan and Siena

  • Lecturer for ESTRO (European Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology) and ESO (European School of Oncology) teaching courses 

  • Teaching expert for the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)

  • Instructor for Bioengineer Fellows of the University Politecnico of Milan 


Clinical, teaching and intensive scientific activity with more than 300 publications on national and international reviews (more than 220 reviewed on Pub Med), chapters and books, and other teaching materials on the following topics: integration between radiotherapy and medicine or drugs, hyperthermia, brachytherapy, high precision radiotherapy techniques (radiotherapy in 3D-conformal, stereotactic, intraoperative, IMRT and hadrontherapy).

Main interests: breast cancer, prostate cancer and head and neck cancer.  


Coordinator and participant in several research collaborations with other Universities funded by different institutions as CNR, MURST, Italian Ministry of Health, Italian Association of Cancer Research (AIRC),  American Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF), European Commission. 

At present coordinator of a 8 million euros of a EU project involving 20 European countries (ULICE Project).

Involved in other two EU Projects, PARTNER and ALLEGRO.



Education - Prof Dr Roberto Orecchia

1980 - Graduate in Medicine, University of Turin, Italy, cum laude
1984 - Certified in Radiation Oncology, Radiology and Oncology

Membership - Prof Dr Roberto Orecchia

Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the European Institute of Oncology  Milan – Italy


  • Past President of AIRO (Italian Association of Radiation Oncology) 
  • Past Board Member ESTRO (European Association of Radiotherapy)
  • Board Member of LUVI Foundation for research and palliative care (in  collaboration with the Floriani Foundation)
  • Honorary Member of GLAC/RO (Latin-American Group of Oncologic  Radiotherapy) and  Associate Professor of La Plata University of Argentina.
  • Past President of the International Society of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (ISIORT).
  • Board Member of EUSOMA (European Society of Mastology).
  • President of AIRB (Italian Association of Radiobiology).
  • Board member of FIRR (Italian Federation Radiation Research)

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