Umberto Veronesi, Italian oncologist, Died at 90

Umberto Veronesi M.D. Knight Grand Cros was born on November 28, 1925, in Milan, and died on November 8, 2016.

He was an Italian oncologist and politician,

He was internationally known for his contributions on prevention and treatment of breast cancer throughout a career spanning over fifty years.

Umberto Veronesi obtained his degree in medicine from the University of Milan in 1952 and dedicated his professional life to the study and treatment of cancer

Umberto Veronesi passed away at 90 years old.