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Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust of London, London, United Kingdom

Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti (1984) is a medical oncologist who concluded his training in Italy in 2015. Currently, he is working as a Clinical Fellow at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust of London, UK, under the supervision of Dr. Alistair Ring. He has been focusing on geriatric oncology since he was a medical student and he gained his Specialization/PhD in Medical Oncology at the University of Milan, Italy. He spent the last part of his training under the supervision of Dr. Martine Extermann in the Senior Adult Oncology Program of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute of Tampa, FL, USA, where he developed a protocol assessing the external validity of two major guidelines for the management of NSCLC in a population of older patients. His research focuses mainly on tools to screen elderly cancer patients for frailty and disabilities and to predict the risk for chemotherapy toxicity and on assessing the validity of the current evidence base for the management of cancer in this specific setting. He has presented his work in various national and international conferences. He joined SIOG in 2013 and he is currently Vice-chair of the Young SIOG Interest Group.