She is associate professor of Thoracic Surgery at UniSR, Director of the strategic program of Robotic Thoracic Surgery of the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan. She got a Degree in Medicine and is specialized in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. For many years she has been dealing with the treatment of thoracic oncological pathologies, in particular, she is dedicated to the minimally invasive robotic approach for the treatment of early or locally advanced lung cancer, for the treatment of tumors of the mediastinum and myasthenia. She has concentrated her scientific activity in collaboration with numerous national and international research centers, supported by competitive grants in the field of innovative surgical techniques for the treatment of lung cancer and in the field of lung cancer prevention and screening with low-dose CT and molecular markers. She is active in numerous national and international scientific societies. She is the author of over 246 scientific articles, and she is the author of 8 book chapters. Her H index is 42. Over the course of her career, she has also won numerous awards, such as the “Women and Technologies” award for robotic activity and lung cancer screening (2017), and the “Robert J. Ginsberg Lectureship Award for Surgery ”, awarded during the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Barcelona (2019).
Culture and society
The damage from tobacco is unfortunately well calculable: not only for health (seven million deaths every year in the world, more likeliness to develop severe disease with Covid-19 than non-smokers), but also for the environment.