Prof. Sergio Pecorelli, President of the “Giovanni Lorenzini Medical Foundation (New York, USA)”, former Rector of the University of Brescia, former President of the Italian Medicines Agency and member of the FMSI Scientific Committee, received the IGCS Lifetime Achievement Award“, one of the most prestigious international awards given to renowned personalities who have distinguished themselves for their professional merits in the field of gynecology and who have contributed significantly to improving women’s quality of life.

The prestigious award was given to him during the “Annual Global Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society”, held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), on September 19-21, 2019:

“For his dedication to pelvic cancer surgery, with original contributions in the field of conservative surgery for
ovarian neoplasms,
this award recognizes excellence, outstanding service and accomplishment spanning
a career in gynecologic oncology”.

The International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) has also underlined that: “Awards do not only acknowledge success; they recognize many other qualities: courage, ability, effort and, above all, excellence. These individuals truly deserve worldwide recognition for their contributions. They motivate us to imagine what we are capable of, to inspire us to undertake ambitious projects and to strive to continually do better ”.

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