Professor, Pain Relief and Palliative Care Unit, La Maddalena Cancer Centre
Prof. Mercadante is the author of 200+ peer reviewed publications and invited speaker of 400 hundred lectures at national and international congresses.
He has received numerous awards including the John Mendelson MD Award from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center “for extraordinary contribution in palliative care” Houston.
Prof. Mercadante has served many societies including: Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the XI congress of ESRA, Italian Chapter, Palermo, 2004; Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the 7th congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Palermo, April 1-5th, 2001; and Chairman of the Scientific Congress of 22° congress of MAASC, Rome, 2009. He is member of dozens of scientific committees of international congresses.