Sidnei Epelman, trained in medicine, undertook his residency training in the pediatric department of the A. C. Camargo Hospital, a well known cancer hospital in São Paulo, after which he gained his specialist qualification in pediatric oncology. In 1985 a scholarship from the World Health Organization enabled him to spend training periods in three major institutions in the USA and he subsequently collaborated in a scientific study with the US National Cancer Institute (NCI), which he visited for a period of additional training in 1990-1.
Dr. Sidnei Epelman
Director, Pediatric Oncology Department, Santa Marcelina Hospital Founder and President, TUCCA Association for Children and Adolescents with Cancer http://www.tucca.org.br/ President, INCTR Brasil http://www.inctr.org/ Pediatric Oncologist, Hospital Sirio Libanês Pediatric Oncologist, Hospital Sabará Author and Co-author of several scientific articles Editor of the book “Oncologia no Adolescente”, the only book launched in Brazil on cancer in the adolescents. Professor of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Santa Marcelina Hospital
International Society of Paediatric Oncology SIOP Sociedade Brasileira de Oncologia Pediátrica SOBOPE Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria SBP Sociedade Paulista de Pediatria SSP