The major research interest of our Unit is in the field of colorectal cancer, in particular of familial and hereditary colorectal cancer.

Further fields of interest are EUS and biliary stenting

During 2020 we pursued the following Research Projects

  • RC Project: Identification of new susceptibility genes for Hereditary colorectal cancer Principal Investigator: Dr Lupe Sanchez Mete
  • Funded Project: Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the, efficacy, safety and tolerability of EPA-FFA gastro-resistant capsules, in patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP); funded by SLA Pharma. Principal Investigator: Dr Vittoria Stigliano
  • IRFARPC Italian Registry of Families At Risk of Pancreatic Cancer (Registro Italiano Multicentrico di sorveglianza prospettica dei soggetti a rischio genetico di cancro del pancreas) Principal Investigator: Dr Vittoria Stigliano
  • Valutazione dell’accuratezza dell’ecoendoscopia con agoaspirato nella diagnosi delle linfoadenopatie mediastiniche Principal Investigator: Dr Daniela Assisi