Galanou Ioanna

Galanou Ioanna Breast Surgeon

Scientific Associate, 1st Breast Clinic

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 2005 M.D School of Medicine  University  of Siena, Italy
  • 2007 – 2013  Specialisation in  General Surgery  Perugia, Italy
  • 2019 GUSTAVE ROUSSY Cancer Campus Grand Paris.Plastic and reconstructive breast cancer surgery.Breast Reconstruction Masterclass
  • 2018 Ι.Ε.Ο European  Institute of Oncology , Milan Italy. I.O.R.T Intraoperative Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer
  • 2018  CLINICA UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRA, Μadrid Spain. I.O.R.T  Intraoperative Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer

Board Member

  • Member  of  ΕΧΕΜ

  • Μember of  EUSOBI

  • Member of  Ε.Ε.Α.Μ

  • Μember of  EUSOMA

Professional Experience

  • 2019- today Breast Cancer Surgeon  hospital  ΜIΤΕΡΑ

  • 2019  Surgeon Euroclinic Athens 

  • 2018- today Director of Breast Surgery. CLINIMED Centro polispecialistico , Ceccano Italy

  • 2018- today Director Breast Unit  Diagnostica Nuova Florida , Ardea  Ιtaly

  • 2014- today Surgeon for Emergency in  P.S  ADR  (Airports of Rome) Fiumicino and Ciampino airports.

  • 2013- today Breast Cancer Surgeon in a certified  Breast Unit . European Cancer Institute Regina Elena I.F.O , Rome Italy

  • 2017: Research “Τhe expression of the components of Hippo Pathway in patients affercted with breast cancer”. European Cancer Institute Regina Elena I.F.O, Rome Italy

  • 2014-2015: Research  as Principal Investigator  DERMA adjuvant immunotherapy with MAGE-A3  for melanoma ( GLAXO SMITH KLINE ). European Cancer Institute Regina Elena I.F.O , Rome Italy

  • 2014:  Research in Breast Cancer “ Elaboration of a new nomogram based on the measure of the marker MRNA CK19 with O.S.N.A (One Step Nucleic Acid Amplification) to predict the status of non sentinel  lymph nodes in patients with positive sentinel lymph node”. European Cancer Institute Regina Elena I.F.O , Rome Italy

Clinical Interest

  • New tecniques for breast cancer surgery and reconstruction

  • Oncoplastic surgery for breast cancer

  • Plastic surgery and breast reconstruction

  • O.R.T Intraoperative Radiotherapy for breast cancer

  • O.L.L. και S.N.O.L.L for breast cancer

  • Innovative tecniques for Sentinel lymph node biopsy (S.N.O.L.L, , Sentimag, ICG,)

  •  Autologous or Flap reconstruction after breast cancer surgery

Research interest

  • Breast cancer

  • Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction

  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for breast cancer


  • 2019: Medical award given by CEO ADR (Airports of Rome) and the health Director of P.S ADR, Rome Italy

Editorial Boards

ADR magazine Rome

Recent Publications

  • Galanou I, Milani D, Conti C, Farinella E, Di Patrizi MS, Trastulli S, Cirocchi Roberto, Mecarelli V, Giustozzi Giammario, Sciannameo Francesco (2009) The role of CT in acute mesenteric ischemia, BMC geriatrics (Online) (1471-2318), Suppl 1,9

  •  Trastulli S, Di Patrizi MS, La Mura F, Milani D, Galanou I, Conti C, Farinella E, Cirocchi Roberto, Giustozzi Giammario, Sciannameo Francesco (2009) Timing in surgical management of acute volvulus of the sigmoid colon in geriatric patients, BMC geriatrics (Online) (1471-2318), Suppl 1, 9

  • Milani D, Galanou I, Conti C, Trastulli S, Di Patrizi MS, Cirocchi Roberto, Giustozzi Giammario, Sciannameo Francesco (2009) Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in geriatric patients, BMC geriatrics (Online) (1471-2318), Supp1, 9

  • Coccetta M, Migliaccio C, La Mura F, Farinella E, Galanou I, Del Monaco P, Spizzirri A, Napolitano V, Cattorini L, Milani D, Cirocchi Roberto, Sciannameo Francesco (2009) Virtual colonoscopy in stenosing colorectal cancer, Annals of surgical innovation and research (1750-1164)

  • Roberto Cirocchi, Eriberto Farinella, Francesco La Mura, Umberto Morelli, Stefano Trastulli, Diego Milani, Micol s.Di Patrizi, Barbara Rossetti, Alessandro Spizzirri, Ioanna Galanou, Konstandinos Kopanakis, Valerio Mecarelli, Francesco Sciannameo (2010) The sigmoid volvulus: surgical timing and mortality for different clinical types World journal of Emergency Surgery 2010, 5:1

  • Ghilli M. , Carretta E., Di Filippo F., Battaglia C., Fustaino L., Galanou I., Di Filippo S., Rucci P., Fantini M.P& Roncella M. (2015) The superparamagnetic iron oxide tracer: a valid alternative in sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer treatment. (2015 European Journal of Cancer Care)