IEO Second Opinion

IEO Second Opinion is a service available for all the people who would like to confirm that the diagnosis and treatment plan recommended by other physicians are the best options. Obtaining an IEO Second Opinion can be a very rewarding part of your decision on your clinical path, without requiring you to invest time or money in visiting our institution in person.

Why IEO Second Opinion?

  • The European Institute of Oncology has more than 20 years of experience in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of cancer.
  • IEO offers the best clinical practices available in cancer prevention and treatment.
  • The IEO Second Opinion medical board is made up of some of our best, world-renowned physicians.
  • We offer a unique personalised service designed to ensure that your requests will be handled by a dedicated team.
  • We assure you a response within 3-5 working days of your request.
  • Our physicians will work closely with you to provide tailored recommendations based on a multidisciplinary approach, by defining treatment plans and other options for each and every case individually

The Second Opinion Staff

The IEO Second Opinion will be assigned to the practitioner(s) with the best expertise to manage it, after the evaluation by the physician in charge of Triage.

Roberto Orecchia

Chairman of IEO Second Opinion

Agnese Cecconi

IEO Second Opinion Triage

Nicoletta Tradati

IEO Second Opinion Triage

How to request the IEO Second Opinion

Requesting the IEO Second Opinion is very easy, just follow the next 3 steps.

You have to download and complete the following forms:

The attachments required to complete your request are:

  • An identity document (ID or Passport) of the patient
  • Clinical records in English or in Italian as described in the form. The IEO Second Opinion consultation will be based on the information sent, so it is essential that the documents are accurate and as up-to-date as possible
  • A cover letter from your doctor is a requirement. The letter must contain the following information: diagnosis, stage, non-oncological history, detailed oncological history, therapies in progress, home medication, active problems and clinical questions.

If the applicant is NOT the patient the further attachments required are:

An identity document (ID or Passport) of the person requesting the IEO Second Opinion on behalf of the patient

Proof of the authority of the authorised person to act on behalf of the patient as:

  • Holder of the documentation, adult or minor
  • Parent of child with parental authority (family)
  • Entity/individual acting as ward (providing proof)

The cost of the IEO Second Opinion is €500.

  • If a pathological consultation is required to complete your IEO Second Opinion, there will be an additional charge of €232.00. If an imaging consultation is required to complete your IEO Second Opinion there will be an additional charge of €189,00.
  • If an in-depth consultation with another physician will be required to complete your IEO Second Opinion there will be an additional charge of €200,00.
  • If a multidisciplinary consultation is required to complete your IEO Second Opinion there will be an additional charge of €350,00.
  • If, after a first review, the case will again be assigned to the same physician that dealt with the first IEO Second Opinion then the amount to be paid will be 350 euro. 
  • If the new clinical documentation implies a change of the referring physician the cost will be 500 euro


You can pay for your IEO Second Opinion by Bank transfer using the following bank details:

  • Banca: Unicredit Corporate Banking
  • IBAN:  IT68Q0200809440000500057120
  • A: Istituto Europeo di Oncologia S.r.l.
    Via G. Ripamonti 435 - 20141 Milano
  • Reason: Name of the patient/ IEO Second Opinion

Conclude your IEO Second Opinion request by sending the complete medical documentation

Send us the forms duly filled-in and signed and the attachments to our email address or to the following address:

  • IEO Second Opinion
    Via Ripamonti, 435 (Building 1) 20141 Milan (Italy)

Important: If we receive additional medical records and/or questions after the physician has concluded the IEO second opinion, a new IEO second opinion must be required.

Contact IEO Second Opinion

The IEO Second Opinion is designed to ensure that a dedicated team will handle your request. IEO Second Opinion staff will be glad to give you all information and support that you need.

  Call: +39 02 5748 9650 (Monday-Friday, from 10:00am to 05:00pm - CEST Time)

  Mailing Address: IEO SECOND OPINION Via Ripamonti, 435 - 20141 Milano (Italy)


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