Lisa Licitra is Board-certified in medical oncology, with special expertise in the treatment of head and neck cancers. She is currently Chief of the Head and Neck Cancer Medical Oncology Unit and Head & Neck research program at the Istituto Nazionale Tumori in Milan, Italy.
Since more than 25 years she is involved in clinical and translational research in the field of head and neck cancer. She is conducting as PI several clinical both sponsored studies but more importantly academic studies with original translational research. She has been recipient of research grants including 2 previous AIRC on head and neck cancer and she was also awarded with the “Guido Venosta” Prize of AIRC.
She is actively involved in international education and research programs for head and neck cancer through EORTC, ESMO; ESTRO as well as national societies like AIOM, AIOCC.