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Dr Ricardo Caponero - Section Editor

Coordinator of CATSMI - Centro Avançado em Terapia de Suporte e Medicina Integrativa (Advanced Centre in Supportive Care and Integrative Medicine) at Oncology Centre in Oswaldo Cruz Hospital

São Paulo, Brazil

Dr Ricardo Caponero graduated in Medicine from Universidade de São Paulo, in 1984. Followed by a Fellowship in Radiotherapy at Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP. He was Board Certified in Medical Oncology in 1989.

His roles include: past President of the Brazilian Association of Palliative Care in 2000-2001; 2002-2003; 2005-2007 and now Scientific Director at same association. He is also Associate-Director of SIMBIDOR (Simpósio Internacional de Dor) Institute since 2008. Other roles include President of the Scientific Advisory Board of FEMAMA (a non-governmental organization).

He is author of palliative care chapters in national text books and Coordinator of many national consensus conferences in symptom control (CINV, Fatigue, Constipation) and also gives lectures in palliative care since 2000.

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