Riccardo Lencioni

Director of the Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention in the Department of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at Pisa University Hospital in Italy


Riccardo Lencioni, MD, FSIR, EBIR, is Professor of Radiology at the University of Pisa School of Medicine in Pisa, Italy, and Honorary Research Professor of Interventional Oncology at the Miami Cancer Institute in Miami, USA. He was previously Professor of Radiology and Director of Interventional Oncology Research at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Professor Lencioni is one of the world’s foremost interventional oncology specialists, known especially for his highly influential work in liver cancer. He has been the principal investigator of several large, multicenter, randomized clinical trials investigating the use of image-guided interventions for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma and the potential synergies between loco-regional therapies and systemic agents. Professor Lencioni has been a leading member of several expert panels developing recommendations for research and clinical management of hepatocellular carcinoma. He is also known for having developed modified RECIST criteria for the assessment of tumor response in hepatocellular carcinoma.
Riccardo Lencioni has been the Founding Chairman of the European Conference of Interventional Oncology, a co-Founder and Chairman of the World Conference of Interventional Oncology, and a Founding Governing Board Member and Executive Secretary of the International Liver Cancer Association.
Riccardo Lencioni has published 206 articles in peer-reviewed international journals indexed in PubMed and numerous chapters in textbooks of interventional radiology, gastroenterology, oncology and surgery. In addition, he has been the editor of nine books. According to the SCOPUS database, citations of his publications currently number in excess of 21,000, for an h-index of 61. Riccardo Lencioni has received numerous international awards for his research and has been an invited or honorary lecturer at more than 500 international meetings or conferences held in 65 different countries.


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