Prof. Antonino Carbone

Chairman Division of Pathology,
IRCCS C.R.O. Centro di Riferimento Oncologico – Aviano (PN), Italy



Chairman Division of Pathology
Chairman Italian TNM Staging Committee UICC
Member of WHO IARC Monograph Working Group on Biological Agents, Lyon
Member of the Committee of Pathologists - Italian Lymphomas Foundation (FIL)


  1. The role of CD40/CD40L and interferon regulatory factor 4 in Hodgkin lymphoma microenvironment. Aldinucci D, Gloghini A, Pinto A, Colombatti A, Carbone A. Leuk Lymphoma. 2012 Feb;53(2):195-201. Epub 2011 Aug 24. PMID: 21756027 [PubMed - in process]
  2. Does "in situ lymphoma" occur as a distinct step in the development of nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma? Carbone A. Cancer. 2012 Jan 1;118(1):15-6. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26228. Epub 2011 Jul 5. PMID: 21732334 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  3. Genomic aberrations affecting the outcome of immunodeficiency-related diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Kwee I, Capello D, Rinaldi A, Rancoita PM, Bhagat G, Greiner TC, Spina M, Gloghini A, Chan WC, Paulli M, Zucca E, Tirelli U, Carbone A, Gaidano G, Bertoni F. Leuk Lymphoma. 2012 Jan;53(1):71-6. Epub 2011 Aug 28. PMID: 21787262 [PubMed - in process]
  4. "Intrafollicular neoplasia" of nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma Description of a hypothetic early step of the disease. Carbone A, Gloghini A. Hum Pathol. 2011 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22209342 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  5. In situ follicular lymphoma associated with overt B- or T-cell lymphomas in the same lymph node.
  6. Carbone A, Della Libera D, Zannier L, Selva A, Ceolin P, Gualeni A, Canal B, Gloghini A. Am J Hematol. 2011 Dec;86(12):E66-70. doi: 10.1002/ajh.22169. Epub 2011 Sep 28.PMID: 21956856 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  7. In situ follicular lymphoma associated with nonlymphoid malignancies. Carbone A, Tibiletti MG, Canzonieri V, Rossi D, Perin T, Bernasconi B, Gloghini A.Leuk Lymphoma. 2011 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 21919824 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  8. Coexisting follicular and mantle cell lymphoma with each having an in situ component. Carbone A, Gloghini A. Am J Clin Pathol. 2011 Sep;136(3):481-3. No abstract available. PMID: 21846924 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  9. Brain tuberculoma (Mycobacterium africanum): high index of suspicion helps in avoiding biopsy/surgery. Botturi A, Prodi E, Silvani A, Gaviani P, Vanoli G, Carbone A, Salmaggi A. Neurol Sci. 2011 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21874300 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  10. Intrafollicular neoplasia/"in situ" lymphoma: a proposal for morphology and immunodiagnostic classification. Carbone A, Gloghini A. Am J Hematol. 2011 Aug;86(8):633-9. doi: 10.1002/ajh.22072. Epub 2011 Jun 14. No abstract available. PMID: 21674580 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  11. In situ follicular lymphoma: pathologic characteristics and diagnostic features. Carbone A, Gloghini A, Santoro A. Hematol Oncol. 2011 May 11. doi: 10.1002/hon.993. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21560142 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  12. How I treat: diagnosing and managing "in situ" lymphoma. Carbone A, Santoro A. Blood. 2011 Apr 14;117(15):3954-60. Epub 2011 Jan 11. PMID: 21224472 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  13. Mutations of CD79A, CD79B and EZH2 genes in immunodeficiency-related non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Capello D, Gloghini A, Martini M, Spina M, Tirelli U, Bertoni F, Rinaldi A, Morra E, Rambaldi A, Sinigaglia F, Larocca LM, Carbone A. Br J Haematol. 2011 Mar; 152(6):777-80. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2010.08445.x. Epub 2011 Jan 30. No abstract available. PMID: 21275949 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  14. The host genetic background of DNA repair mechanisms is an independent predictor of survival in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Rossi D, Rasi S, Di Rocco A, Fabbri A, Forconi F, Gloghini A, Bruscaggin A, Franceschetti S, Fangazio M, De Paoli L, Bruna R, Capello D, Chiappella A, Lobetti Bodoni C, Giachelia M, Tisi MC, Pogliani EM, Lauria F, Ladetto M, Hohaus S, Martelli M, Vitolo U, Carbone A, Foà R, Gaidano G. Blood. 2011 Feb 24;117(8):2405-13. Epub 2010 Dec 14. PMID: 21156845 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  15. Classical Hodgkin's lymphoma arising in different host's conditions: pathobiology parameters, therapeutic options, and outcome. Carbone A, Spina M, Gloghini A, Tirelli U. Am J Hematol. 2011 Feb;86(2):170-9. doi: 10.1002/ajh.21910. Review. PMID: 21264899 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  16. Hodgkin's Disease in Patients with HIV Infection. Spina M, Carbone A, Gloghini A, Serraino D, Berretta M, Tirelli U. Adv Hematol. 2011;2011. pii: 402682. Epub 2010 Sep 23. PMID: 20936156 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
  17. IRF4 silencing inhibits Hodgkin lymphoma cell proliferation, survival and CCL5 secretion. Aldinucci D, Celegato M, Borghese C, Colombatti A, Carbone A. Br J Haematol. 2011 Jan;152(2):182-90. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2010.08497.x. Epub 2010 Nov 28. PMID: 21114485 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  18. Small nodular melanoma: the beginning of a life-threatening lesion. A clinical study on 11 cases. Bono A, Tolomio E, Carbone A, Moglia D, Crippa F, Tomatis S, Santinami M. Tumori. 2011 Jan-Feb;97(1):35-8. PMID: 21528661 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  19. Pure desmoplastic melanoma: a melanoma with distinctive clinical behavior. Maurichi A, Miceli R, Camerini T, Contiero P, Patuzzo R, Tragni G, Crippa F, Romanidis K, Ruggeri R, Carbone A, Santinami M.Ann Surg. 2010 Dec;252(6):1052-7. PMID: 21107116 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  20. Epstein-Barr virus infection and chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a possible progression factor? Dolcetti R, Carbone A. Infect Agent Cancer. 2010 Nov 22;5:22. PMID: 21092169 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
  21. MALT lymphoma and Kaposi sarcoma in an HIV-negative patient. Mirabile A, Devizzi L, Gianni AM, Cabras A, Carbone A. Am J Hematol. 2010 Oct;85(10):815-7. PMID: 20721890 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  22. Therapeutic options for HIV-associated lymphomas. Spina M, Gloghini A, Tirelli U, Carbone A. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2010 Oct;11(15):2471-81. Review. PMID: 20726820 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  23. Heterogeneous phenotype of human melanoma cells with in vitro and in vivo features of tumor-initiating cells. Perego M, Tortoreto M, Tragni G, Mariani L, Deho P, Carbone A, Santinami M, Patuzzo R, Mina PD, Villa A, Pratesi G, Cossa G, Perego P, Daidone MG, Alison MR, Parmiani G, Rivoltini L, Castelli C. J Invest Dermatol. 2010 Jul;130(7):1877-86. Epub 2010 Apr 8. PMID: 20376064 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  24. The classical Hodgkin's lymphoma microenvironment and its role in promoting tumour growth and immune escape. Aldinucci D, Gloghini A, Pinto A, De Filippi R, Carbone A. J Pathol. 2010 Jul;221(3):248-63. Review. PMID: 20527019 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  25. Understanding pathogenetic aspects and clinical presentation of primary effusion lymphoma through its derived cell lines. Carbone A, Cesarman E, Gloghini A, Drexler HG. AIDS. 2010 Feb 20;24(4):479-90. Review. PMID: 20051807 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  26. Chemokine receptors as therapeutic tools in Hodgkin lymphoma: CCR4 and beyond. Aldinucci D, Pinto A, Gloghini A, Carbone A. Blood. 2010 Jan 21;115(3):746-7; author reply 748. No abstract available. PMID: 20093413 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  27. Genome wide DNA-profiling of HIV-related B-cell lymphomas. Capello D, Scandurra M, Poretti G, Rancoita PM, Mian M, Gloghini A, Deambrogi C, Martini M, Rossi D, Greiner TC, Chan WC, Ponzoni M, Moreno SM, Piris MA, Canzonieri V, Spina M, Tirelli U, Inghirami G, Rinaldi A, Zucca E, Favera RD, Cavalli F, Larocca LM, Kwee I, Carbone A, Gaidano G, Bertoni F. Br J Haematol. 2010 Jan;148(2):245-55. Epub 2009 Oct 12. PMID: 19832807 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  28. IRF4 is modulated by CD40L and by apoptotic and anti-proliferative signals in Hodgkin lymphoma. Aldinucci D, Rapana' B, Olivo K, Lorenzon D, Gloghini A, Colombatti A, Carbone A. Br J Haematol. 2010 Jan;148(1):115-8. Epub 2009 Oct 11. PMID: 19821826 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  29. Plasmablastic lymphoma of the oral cavity type as the presenting manifestation of HIV infection. Carbone A. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2010 Jan;8(1):57-9. No abstract available.   PMID: 20351684 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  30. Radioimmunotherapy and secondary leukemia: a case report. Magni M, Di Nicola M, Testi A, Cabras A, Devizzi L, Guidetti A, Matteucci P, Viviani S, Bonfante V, Carniti C, Ricca I, Carbone A, Carlo-Stella C, Gianni AM. Leuk Res. 2010 Jan;34(1):e1-4. Epub 2009 May 15. PMID: 19446876 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]