Antonio Cássio Assis Pellizzon - Next Frontiers to Cure Cancer 2021

Antonio Cássio Assis Pellizzon

A.C.Camargo Cancer Center

He graduated from the Catanduva School of Medicine in 1987. Specialization in Radiology in 1992 from the American Medical Association and the Brazilian College of Radiology. He holds a Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Radiology from the University of São Paulo. Post-doctorate studies in “High dose brachytherapy as a radiotherapy boost” at the A.C.Camargo Cancer Center in 2011. In 1997, he introduced high dose brachytherapy for the prostate cancer technique in Brazil. Research focus on brachytherapy in head and neck cancer and sarcomas of the extremities.

Currently, his areas of interest are: minimally invasive radiotherapy (brachytherapy), intraoperative radiotherapy, conformal external radiotherapy, IMRT, image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SART), and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)