Medical oncology

The Complex Operating Unit of Medical Oncology treats most solid tumors and since 2000, the year of its establishment, has followed about 20,000 patients. The Mission of the Operating Unit is to take charge of the person suffering from cancer through the multidisciplinary coordination of clinical-care interventions, using research protocols and personalized treatments based on the characteristics of the individual patient and paying attention to all the needs of the patient in order to obtain the best result on the cancer and on the quality of life.

Oncology of the Island is among the few facilities in Lazio that guarantees all its patients a global care in all phases of the disease, implementing the integration of antineoplastic treatments with palliative care in a model certified by the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) and allowing therapeutic-care continuity through a coordination of the path within the Hospital with the territorial services that offer home or residential care. This has allowed ESMO to obtain certification as a center for the integration of cancer and palliative care since 2003, the second center in Italy, and to renew it in the following years.

Main conditions treated

Neoplasms of the gastroenteric district with particular reference to cancers of the colorectum, pancreas and stomach, neoplasms of the breast, neoplasms of the lung, neoplasms of the head and neck district, neoplasms of the lung, neoplasms of the genito-urinary system, with particular reference to cancers of the prostate and bladder.

Services provided

Patients are offered a multidisciplinary path with the involvement, where necessary, of all the specialists involved in the therapeutic diagnostic process. Clinical cases are discussed in 6 Tumor Board: neoplasms of the breast, neoplasms of the gastroenteric district, neoplasms of the lung, neoplasms of the head and neck district, neoplasms of the genitourinary system and gynecological neoplasms. 

The clinical activity is carried out in the following areas:

  • Caring for patients suffering mainly from solid tumours.
  • Development of multidisciplinary activities for the various types of cancer, as an integral part of patient management.
  • Coordination of organisational-management paths and integrated simultaneous care programmes.

The clinical activity is divided into outpatient services, DH services and ordinary hospitalization. 

First oncological visits separated by pathology, carried out by the contact person for the pathology:

  1. Breast cancer
  2. Gastrointestinal neoplasms
  3. Lung neoplasms
  4. Neoplasms of the head and neck district
  5. Gynecological neoplasms
  6. Neoplasms of the urinary tract and the male genital tract
  7. Other neoplasms
  • Outpatient antineoplastic treatments for therapies lasting less than two hours and for Day Service treatments
  •  Oral antineoplastic treatments
  •  Management of central venous catheters and dressing of drains and wounds
  • Follow-up of cancer patients, including 2 weekly surgeries on Monday afternoons from 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm for breast cancer check-ups

8 beds

  • Antineoplastic treatments lasting more than 2 hours or requiring monitoring 
  • Supportive care for cancer patients
  • Invasive therapeutic diagnostic procedures
  • Central venous access system

Si informa che l'Ambulatorio resterà chiuso nella giornata di lunedì 14 agosto.

6 beds

  •  Diagnosis and treatment of neoplasms
  •  Management of complications of neoplasms and antineoplastic treatments
  •  Supportive care for cancer patients
  •  Antineoplastic treatments by infusion with the need for prolonged monitoring of the patient and not  practicable in the DH regimen
  •  Invasive therapeutic diagnostic procedures not practicable in daytime hospitalization due to the characteristics of the patient

Scientific research activities

The UOC of Oncology collaborates with several Italian and international cooperative groups:

  • GISCAD (Italian Group for the Study of Digestive System Carcinomas) for tumors of the gastroenteric district
  • GONO (North West Oncology Group) for cancers of the gastroenteric district and the head and neck district
  • GIM (Italian Breast Group) for breast disease
  • MITO (Multicenter Italian Trials in Ovarian cancers) or gynaecological tumours 
  • ONCOTECH Consortium for urological tumors

Through these collaborations, the UOC of Oncology is active in several phase II and III clinical trials, both spontaneous and sponsored, and in several retrospective studies and has produced about 50 scientific publications in prestigious oncology journals in the last 5 years..

Teaching activities

Dr. Corsi is a contract lecturer at the School of Specialization in Oncology of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart. Dr. Mecozzi and Dr. Ciaparrone are contract professors respectively in the Degree Course in Nursing Sciences and in the Degree Course in Obstetrics of the University of Tor Vergata, Fatebenefratelli Isola Tiberina Hospital. Dr. Corsi promotes and organizes courses for the theoretical and practical training of nursing staff working in the Oncology Unit and training courses dedicated to the hospital's medical nursing staff. Dr. Corsi is the creator and Scientific Director of the Oncology Updates dedicated to medical specialists, organized with the collaboration of the Fatebenefratelli Foundation with the contribution of regional and national opinion leaders, of which 24 editions have been produced so far.


Outpatient and Day Hospital: 2nd floor staircase C
Hospitalizations –Medical Area: 4th floor staircase B


Infirmary 066837697
Medical Room 066837698
Day Hospital 066837679
Acceptance 06687249
Outpatient clinic 066837249

Days and Hours of Access
  • Outpatient clinic: Mon – Fri 07.30 – 19.30
  • Day Hospital: Mon – Fri 07.30 – 19.30
  • Hospitalisation:
    Mon – Sun dalle 17.30
  • Receiving hospitalized patients:
    Mon – Fri dalle 13.30

Medical team

The Gemelli Isola Tiberina Hospital team is composed of a group of highly qualified and passionate experts, who work together to provide high quality care and innovative solutions. It is made up of doctors, surgeons, nurses and many other healthcare professionals specialised in a wide range of medical disciplines
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Useful numbers
Private Activity Cup 06 6923 42 42
Switchboard 06 68 371