Giancarlo Pizza

Giancarlo Pizza has served as president of the province of Bologna’s Order of Physicians, Surgeons and Odontologists since 2006. He has worked full-time in the hospitals of the city of Bologna since 1974 and directed the Urological Tumour Immunotherapy Unit at S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital until his retirement in August 2013.

In collaboration with research institutes and foundations in the United States, France, Ghana and Malaysia, Dr. Pizza has directed numerous oncology-related research projects. He volunteered as a freelance contractor at S. Orsola-Malpighi, directing an experimental project on immuno-vaccine therapy of metastasised renal tumours, from August 2013 until the project’s conclusion.

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