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Lodovico Balducci (US)

Lodovico Balducci is a Senior Member of the Senior Adult Oncology Program and Medical Director of Affiliates & Referring Physician Relations at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, and Professor of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida College of Medicine, in Tampa, Florida.  Dr. Balducci received his medical degree from Catholic University, Rome, Italy, and his residency training and fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, in Jackson, Mississippi.  Dr. Balducci has edited five textbooks on geriatric oncology and two books on geriatric hematology. Dr. Balducci has published over 250 articles in various medical journals on the subject of geriatric oncology, and five monographs on geriatric oncology.  Dr. Balducci’s clinical research activities include cancer and aging, management of the frail elderly, assessment of quality of life in the older cancer patient, prognostic assessment of the older cancer patient, and interactions of comorbidity and function in the older cancer patient. Dr. Balducci was a member of ASCO’s Grant Selection Committee, and ASCO’s Cancer & Aging Task Force and Oncology Workforce Task Force. Dr Balducci is Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Control Journal at Moffitt Cancer Center.

In 2003, Dr. Balducci was selected to present the first Paul Calabresi Memorial Lecture by the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) in Rome, Italy. In 2003, he also received the ACCC award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Research, and was the 2003 Physician of the Year recipient at the Moffitt Cancer Center.  In 2007, he received the Medi Tavossoli Lecture Award for Innovative Research in Hematology in the Elderly and the ASCO’s B.J. Kennedy Award and Lecture for Scientific Excellence.  In 2009, he received the 17th Claude Jacquillat Award in Paris and was also the recipient of the 2009 Nimmo Visiting Professorship in Adelaide, Australia.  In November 2014, he received the Fifth Annual Enzo Piccinini Prize in Italy.

Dr. Balducci is board certified in Medical Oncology/Hematology. He is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, American Society of Hematology, American Society of Breast Disease, Southern Society of Clinical Investigations, Gerontological Society of America, International Society of Geriatric Oncology, and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Balducci has lectured throughout the USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. 

November 10, 2017
9:30am to 11:00am Educational session: Liver cancer in the elderly Warsaw IV & V Daniel Anaya (US), Sarah Hoffe (US), Lodovico Balducci (US), Jessica Frakes (US), Junsung Choi (US)
2:30pm to 3:30pm Oral abstract session: Modern diagnostics and therapeutic areas Warsaw III Lodovico Balducci (US), Fábio Gomes (PT/GB), Ishwaria Subbiah (US)