Privatklinik Bethanien

Dr. med. Cristina Picardi

Specialist in radio-oncology / radiotherapy and general internal medicine, member of FMH

Languages
FR EN DE IT
Areas of specialisation (3)
Further accreditations (1)
  • Clinique de Genolier

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Hospital (3)

Privatklinik Bethanien
Toblerstrasse 51
8044 Zürich

Work Experience

since 2018

Specialist in radiology in clinics in Zurich and Genolier

2017 - 2018

Senior consultant in radio-oncology (special: thoracic malignancies, lymph nodes, paediatrics), Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève (HUG), Geneva, CH

2016 - 2017

Senior physician in radio-oncology (specialising in gastroenterology, dermatology, sarcomas), Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève (HUG), Geneva, CH

2015 - 2016

Senior consultant in radio-oncology (specialising in head & neck; thorax), Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève (HUG), Geneva, CH

2013 - 2015

Assistant physician in radio-oncology, Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève (HUG), Geneva, CH

2012 - 2013

Resident in Radio-Oncology, Istituto Oncologico della Svizzera Italiana (IOSI), Bellinzona, CH

2009 - 2012

Resident in Internal Medicine, Ospedale Regionale di Locarno, CH

2008 - 2009

Resident in Surgery, Ospedale Regionale di Locarno, CH

2008 - 2009

Assistant doctor in oncology, Clinica St. Chiara, Locarno, CH

Memberships

European SocieTy for Radiotherapy and Oncology, ESTRO

Publications

Hypofractionated radiotherapy for prostate cancer in the postoperative setting: What is the evidence so far? (Cancer Treat Rev. 2018 Jan) Picardi C, Perret I, Miralbell R, Zilli T.

Impact of hydrogel spacer injections on interfraction prostate motion during prostate cancer radiotherapy (Acta Oncol. 2016 jan 21) Picardi Cristina, Rouzaud Michel, Kountouri Melpomeni, Lestrade Laetitia, Vallée Jean Paul, Caparrotti Francesca, Dubouloz Angèle, Miralbell Raymond et Zilli Thomas.

Comparison of the incidence of osteoradionecrosis of the mandible with conventional radiation and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (accepted for publication, Head and Neck). De Maesschalck Thibault, Dulguerov Nicolas, Caparrotti Francesca, Mach Nicolas, Picardi Cristina, Scolozzi Paolo, Koutsouvelis Nikolaos et Dulguerov Pavel.

Handouts Presentations

"Simultaneous Integrated Boost (SIB)-IMRT/RapidArc in locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer" Martucci F, Picardi C, Pittoni P, Aziwi NC, Pesce G, Valli MC, Richetti A Radiation Oncology, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona CH

"External beam Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI): techniques comparison" Valli MC, Nicolini G, Pittoni P, Richetti A, Picardi C, Martucci F, Aziwi NC, Pesce G, Clivio A, Vanetti E, Cozzi L, Fogliata A Radiation Oncology, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona CH

"IMRT/RapidArc Simultaneous Integrated Boost (SIB) in bilateral synchronous breast cancer" Pittoni P, Martucci F, Picardi C, Aziwi NC, Pesce GF, Richetti A, Valli MC Radiation Oncology, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona CH

"Flattering Filter Free Beams in SBRT for Early Stage Lung Cancer" Fogliata A, Martucci F, Clivio A, Valli MC, Nicolini G, Pittoni P, Richetti A, Picardi C ,Aziwi NC, Pesce GF, Vanetti E, Cozzi L Radiation Oncology, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona CH

"QART: Evaluating the correlation between percentage rate of fall of PSA and positioning accuracy" (Poster de présentation) Aziwi NC, Presta G, Picardi C, Pittoni P, Martucci F, Valli M.C, Richetti A Radiation Oncology, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona CH

Education

2016

Specialist in radio-oncology / radiotherapy

2015

Specialist title in general internal medicine

1997 - 2007

Medical studies, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Varese, IT

Apprenticeship

- "Overview of the multidisciplinary treatment of early stage breast cancer SASRO", Lugano, Picardi C, Richetti A.

- Radiotherapy in Head & Neck cancers, general overview, Picardi C, Radio-oncologie, HUG, Genève

- Radiotherapy in Lung Cancers (Enseignement pour les étudiants en médecine aux HUG), Picardi C, Radio-oncologie, HUG, Genève

- The Role of Radiotherapy in DLBCL, Picardi C, Radio-oncologie, HUG, Genève

- Radiotherapy In Low grade Lymphoma : enough is enough ?, Picardi C, Radio-oncologie, HUG, Genève

- Stereotactic Radiotherapy In Pancreatic Cancers, Picardi C, Radio-oncologie, HUG, Genève

- Re-Irradiation In The Setting of Head & Neck Cancers, Picardi C, Radio-oncologie, HUG, Genève

Research

2015 - 2016:

EORTC 1219 trial A blind randomized multicenter study of accelerated fractionated chemo-radiotherapy with or without the hypoxic cell radiosensitizer nimorazole (Nimoral), using a 15-gene signature for hypoxia in the treatment of HPV/p16 negative squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (DAHANCA-29).

EORTC 22055 trial - LungArt Phase III randomised study for pN2 NSCLC patients treated post-operatively with or without adjuvant conformal radiotherapy.

SAKK 1512 trial Phase II, early and prophylactic whole brain radiotherapy with hippo-campal sparing for patients diagnosed with limited disease SCLC.

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