Luisa Massimo, Italian pediatrician, Died at 87

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Luisa Massimo was born on December 22, 1928, and died on October 5, 2016.

She was an Italian pediatrician.

Massimo was the Director of the 4th Division of Pediatrics (Hematology and Oncology) of the Children’s Hospital Istituto Giannina Gaslini of Genoa, from 1972 to 1997.

Since 1998 Massimo served as Director Emeritus.

Massimo was internationally considered one of the founders of Pediatric oncology.

Luisa Massimo passed away at 87 years old.