Ivo Olivotto, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Head
Division of Radiation Oncology
Department of Oncology
University of Calgary

Ivo Olivotto, MD, FRCPC, is Professor and Head of the Division of Radiation Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and University of Calgary. His clinical practice and research career have focused on improving care and treatment for patients with breast cancer, with a particular emphasis on outcomes evaluation, the impact of treatment guidelines, and technical innovations in breast cancer radiation therapy.

Dr Olivotto started the BC Cancer Agency’s Breast Cancer Outcomes Unit when he was the Head of the Breast Tumour Group in British Columbia during the 1990s and oversaw significant expansion of the Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia when he was its medical leader. He has had a leadership role in randomized clinical trials assessing the role of radiation therapy in early-stage breast cancer and is the author of over 200 peer-reviewed publications. He is the father of three and grandfather of four

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