Dr Alberto Bossi is currently Head of the Urology and Prostate Brachytherapy Unit at the Gustave Roussy Cancer Institute in Villejuif, France. His professional career started in Italy where he was born: he graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1988 and specialized in Radiotherapy and Diagnostic Radiology in 1992 at the University of Pavia. After a Clinical Fellowship at the Dept of Radiation Oncology at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam he worked in Como and Milan. In 2001 he was appointed Adjunct Clinical Head at the Department of Radiation Oncology of the University Hospital in Leuven, Belgium where he worked till 2006 before moving to IGR. Dr Bossi is member of several scientific societies, including ESTRO, ASTRO, EAU. He has served as Coordinator of the Genito-Urinary Working Group of the EORTC in 2006. He is the Course Director of the Multidisciplinary ESTRO-EAU-ESMO Teaching Course on Prostate Cancer and teacher at both the ESO (European School of Oncology) and EAU (European Association of Urology) Prostate Courses. He is PI and co-PI (Principal Investigator) of two major European Phase III trials on Prostate Cancer and has published over 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Dr Bossi is reviewer for several journals including the IJROBP, European Urology, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Annals of Oncology.