Mario Rampa


Dr. Mario Rampa is a senologist at the Ospedale and San Raffaele e la Casa di Cura La Madonnina; is the Head of the senological service at the Clinica San Martino in Lecco and a consultant on breast diseases in the Italian Cancer League.

In 2005, he graduated with honors from the Medical and Surgical Faculty of the Milan State University of Bicocca; having defended his thesis on the indications and limits of the sentinel lymph node in breast cancer, in 2011 he graduated with honors in specialization in general surgery at the same university.

After that, he completes his studies at the University of Genoa with a Level II Master's Degree in Breast Oncoplasty and Integrated Treatment.

From the very beginning of his career, Dr. Rampa has been engaged in:

  • Senology,
  • Prevention and treatment of breast cancer,
  • Minimally invasive breast cancer surgery,
  • Breast oncoplasty,
  • Treatment of benign breast pathology.

For many years, he worked as a doctor-senologist in the integrated breast care structure of the Istituto Nazionale Tumori in Milan, dealing with the clinical management of patients suffering from breast cancer and breast surgery, paying special attention to research activities in the field of clinical research on the treatment of breast neoplasms.

In 2013, he participated as a professional volunteer Salute Donna Onlus in the project "Breast Cancer Risk Among Women in Jail." 

In addition, since January 2014 he has been the Head of the senology service at the Clinica San Martino in Lecco, and since April 2019 he has been working as a consultant senologist at the Humanitas Castelli Clinic in Bergamo. 

From the beginning of his career to the present day, Dr. Rampa has performed over 2,000 surgical and reconstructive surgeries as a surgeon and assistant, collaborating on the advancement of conservative breast cancer surgery and breast oncoplasty.

Consultant senologist for clinical, research and teaching activities of the Italian Cancer League in Milan, Dr. Rampa is also the author and co-author of about 20 publications (PubMed) and has contributed to the development of clinical studies on underarm treatment and robotic radiotherapy as an adjunct to conservative surgery for 5 sessions in a row. 

For many years at the IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori in Milan, he has been involved in the coordination of single and multi-center clinical trials, performing all stages from design to clinical application, with a strong ability to organize production processes and offering traditional and innovative medical services.

Since 2019, he has been President of PraeVenus ETS, an association of men and women from the worlds of professions, industry and healthcare. It was founded in March 2019 thanks to the contribution of all the founders with the common goal of spreading a culture of prevention and support for all those women who live or have had breast cancer.

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University of Milano-Bicocca
Degree in Medicine and Surgery – 2005

University of Milano-Bicocca
Specialization in General Surgery –2011

Master's Degree II in Breast Oncoplasty and Complex Treatment – 2018

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Latest publications

Partial breast irradiation with CyberKnife after breast conserving surgery: a pilot study in early breast cancer
Radiat Oncol. 2018 Mar 23;13(1):49. doi: 10.1186/s13014-018-0991-4. PMID: 29566762
Lozza L., Fariselli L., Sandri M., Rampa M., Pinzi V., De Santis MC, Franceschini M., Trecate G., Maugeri I., Fumagalli L., Bonfantini F., Bianchi G., Pignoli E., De Martin E., Agresti R.
Evaluation of local oncologic safety in nipple-areola-complex-sparing mastectomy after primary chemotherapy: a propensity score-matched study
Clin Breast Cancer. 2017Jun;17(3):219231.doi:10.1016/j.clbc.2016.12.003. Epub 2016 Dec 24.
Agresti R., Sandri M., Gennaro M., Bianchi G., Maugeri I., Rampa M., Capri G., Carcangiu ML, Trecate G., Riggio E., Lozza L., De Braud F.
F-FLT PET/CT as an imaging tool for early prediction of pathological response in patients with locally advanced breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy: a pilot study
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015 May;42(6):818-30. doi: 10.1007/s00259-015-2995-8. Epub 2015 Feb 12.PMID: 25673053
Crippa F., Agresti R., Sandri M., Mariani G., Padovano B., Alessi A., Bianchi G., Bombardieri E., Maugeri I., Rampa M., Carcangiu ML, Trecate G., Pascali C., Bogni A., Martelli G., de Braud F.
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Different biological and prognostic breast cancer populations identified by FDG-PET in sentinel node-positive patients: results and clinical implications after eight-years follow-up
Breast. 2014 Jan 30. pii: S0960-9776(14)00002-2. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2014.01.001.PMID:24485802
Agresti R., Crippa F., Sandri M., Martelli G., Tagliabue E., Alessi A., Pellitteri C., Maccauro M., Maugeri I., Barbara P., Rampa M., Moscaroli A., Ferraris C., Carcangiu ML, Bianchi G., Greco M., Bombardieri E.
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Axillary lymph node dissection versus no dissection in patients with T1N0 breast cancer: A randomized clinical trial(INT09/98)
Cancer. 2013 Dec 5. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28499.
Agresti R., Martelli G., Sandri M., Tagliabue E., Carcangiu ML, Maugeri I., Pellitteri C., Ferraris C., Capri G., Moliterni A., Bianchi G., Mariani G., Trecate G., Lozza L., Langer M., Rampa M., Gennaro M., Greco M., Menard S., Pierotti MA.
A metastasis of sigmoid colon cancer in cryptorchid testis: report of a case
Tumori. 2012 Mar-Apr;98(2):63e-66e. doi: 10.1700/1088.11953.
Rampa M., Battaglia L., Caprotti A., Gazzano G., Prestianni P., Vannelli A.
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Small bowel occlusion due to giant perineal hernia: abdominal approach with plastic perineal reconstruction
G Chir. 2012 May;33(5):175-8.
Battaglia L., Muscarà C., Rampa M., Gasperini P., Vannelli A.
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Delayed and occult splenic rupture: a diagnostic puzzle
Il G Chir. 2012 Apr;33(4):119-22.
Poiasina E., Battaglia L., Leo E., Muscarà C, Rampa M., Vannelli A.
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Wall defects after abdominoperineal resection: a modified tension-free technique
Tumori. 2011 May-Jun;97(3):323-7. doi: 10.1700/912.10029. PMID:21789010 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Vannelli A., Battaglia L., Rampa M., Boati P., Putortì A., Pelleriti D., Fedele F., Leo E.
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Primary ileus after total hip arthroplasty: rare complication or sentinel event?
Updates Surg. 2011 Sep;63(3):179-84. Epub 2011 Jun 18. PMID: 21688104 [PubMed - in process]
Vannelli A., Laveneziana D., Rampa M., Battaglia L., Leo E.
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