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Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori

Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori

Medical Oncologist

Dr. Alberto Chiappori is a medical oncologist who treats lung cancer and malignant pleural mesothelioma at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

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About Alberto A. Chiappori

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    Pleural and Lung Cancer

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    Excellence in Research

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    Board Certified in Medical Oncology

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Get to Know Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori

Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori is a medical oncologist at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and has served as a senior member of Moffitt’s Thoracic Oncology Program since 2001.

At Moffitt, Chiappori works closely with thoracic surgeon Dr. Jacques Fontaine, director of the Mesothelioma Research and Treatment Center.

Moffitt’s program includes a wealth of experience in treating mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, surgeons and supportive-care providers meet regularly to discuss each case, providing a personalization to care that is tough to match. The center is known for its expertise in treating all forms of mesothelioma and for its multidisciplinary approach to therapy.

Chiappori received his medical degree from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. He did his residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and his fellowship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Specialties of Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori

Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori’s Experience and Medical Education

  • Cayetano Heredia University of Peru (M.D.)

  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (Residency)

  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Fellowships)

  • Board certified in medical oncology

Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori’s Awards and Certifications

  • 2014 Targeted Therapeutics Award for Translational Research, LUNGevity Foundation

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Publications of Dr. Alberto A. Chiappori

  • Saltos, A., Shafiquem, M. & Chiappori, A. (2020, July 16). Update on the Biology, Management, and Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC). Frontiers in Oncology.

  • Boyle, T.A. et al. (2020, January). A community-based lung cancer rapid tissue donation protocol provides high-quality drug-resistant specimens for proteogenomic analyses. Cancer Medicine.

  • Aurisicchio, L. et al. (2020, January). Safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of V934/V935 hTERT vaccination in cancer patients with selected solid tumors: a phase I study. Journal of Translational Medicine.

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Last Modified October 15, 2020

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