Istituto Oncologico Veneto IRCCS-IOV

Istituto Oncologico Veneto IRCCS-IOV

Padova, Italy

Description

The mission of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Oncology is to carry out diagnosis and treatment of solid tumours, limphomas and Mieloma in adult and senior patients, through multidisciplinary approaches involving surgeons, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, molecular biologists, geriatricians and different specialists. The principal aim is taking care of patients diagnosed with cancer, with special attention to all the needs of the person in order to have the best results for both cancer treatment and quality of life.

The IOV offers multidisciplinary care to patients within each of the core disease specific areas through comprehensive collaboration between our specialists and Surgery of the Hospital University of Padua. There are also several multidisciplinary weekly clinics: Osteo-oncology, Onco-geriatrics and Simultaneous Care. As a Hub center of coordination of oncology network of the Veneto Region, the IOV is strongly committed to the implementation of care pathways for each type of cancer, with the contribution of palliative team. In accordance with the directives of the Veneto Region, the Veneto Institute of Oncology guarantees also taking charge of cancer patients who require the use of innovative medicines with a high cost.

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