(AGI) Rome, Sept 22 - Umberto Veronesi has resigned from hisposition as scientific director of the cancer organisation hefounded (Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, IEO) 20 years ago inMilan. Veronesi made the announcement in a statement that saidhe made the decision during a board meeting "as an act ofpersonal responsibility and love for the IEO." Roberto Orecchiawill take his place and Pier Giuseppe Pelicci will becomedirector of research. . .