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SIOG 2019

14 - 16 Nov 2019
CICG, Geneva, Switzerland
The importance of SIOG's collaboration with ACCC
Dr Stuart Lichtman - Memorial-Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
The importance of SIOG's collaboration with ACCC ( Dr Stuart Lichtman - Memorial-Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA )
5 Dec 2019
Providing practical tips for completing geriatric assessments
Dr Melissa Loh - Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, USA
Providing practical tips for completing geriatric assessments ( Dr Melissa Loh - Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, USA )
5 Dec 2019
A dedicated, multidisciplinary support team for palliative care patients
Dr Ishwaria Subbiah - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
A dedicated, multidisciplinary support team for palliative care patients ( Dr Ishwaria Subbiah - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA )
5 Dec 2019
Polypharmacy and medication management in geriatric oncology
Dr Ginah Nightingale - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA
Polypharmacy and medication management in geriatric oncology ( Dr Ginah Nightingale - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA )
5 Dec 2019
Surveying the practicalities of geriatric care in USA
Dr Efran Dotan - Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, USA
Surveying the practicalities of geriatric care in USA ( Dr Efran Dotan - Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, USA )
5 Dec 2019
City of Hope and ACCC: Current projects and future directions
Dr Carolina Uranga - City of Hope, Duarte, USA
City of Hope and ACCC: Current projects and future directions ( Dr Carolina Uranga - City of Hope, Duarte, USA )
5 Dec 2019
Updated recommendations for the management of elderly prostate cancer patients
Dr Helen Boyle - Le Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France
Updated recommendations for the management of elderly prostate cancer patients ( Dr Helen Boyle - Le Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France )
4 Dec 2019
JCOG: The Japan Clinical Oncology Group
Dr Tomonori Mizutani - Kyorin University, Mitaka, Tokyo
JCOG: The Japan Clinical Oncology Group ( Dr Tomonori Mizutani - Kyorin University, Mitaka, Tokyo )
4 Dec 2019
Building a strong healthcare system for older patients in Africa
Dr Prebo Barango - WHO AFRO Inter-country Support Team (IST) for East and Southe...
Building a strong healthcare system for older patients in Africa ( Dr Prebo Barango - WHO AFRO Inter-country Support Team (IST) for East and Southern Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe )
3 Dec 2019
GOSAFE study: Quality of life and functional recovery of elderly patients after ...
Dr Nicole Saur - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
GOSAFE study: Quality of life and functional recovery of elderly patients after major cancer surgery ( Dr Nicole Saur - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA )
29 Nov 2019
Geriatric assessment-guided interventions: The role of occupational therapy and ...
Dr Mackenzi Pergolotti - ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, Mechanicsburg, USA
Geriatric assessment-guided interventions: The role of occupational therapy and allied health ( Dr Mackenzi Pergolotti - ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, Mechanicsburg, USA )
29 Nov 2019
Geriatric screening tools: From a nurse's perspective
Dr Carolina Uranga - City of Hope, Duarte, USA
Geriatric screening tools: From a nurse's perspective ( Dr Carolina Uranga - City of Hope, Duarte, USA )
29 Nov 2019
Challenges of treating elderly breast cancer patients
Dr Richard Simcock - Sussex Cancer Centre, Brighton, UK
Challenges of treating elderly breast cancer patients ( Dr Richard Simcock - Sussex Cancer Centre, Brighton, UK )
29 Nov 2019
Breast cancer in older adults: A multidisciplinary view
Dr Enrique Soto - National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico
Breast cancer in older adults: A multidisciplinary view ( Dr Enrique Soto - National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico )
29 Nov 2019
The importance of SIOG advanced courses in Australia
Dr Divyanshu Dua - Icon Cancer Centre, Canberra, Australia
The importance of SIOG advanced courses in Australia ( Dr Divyanshu Dua - Icon Cancer Centre, Canberra, Australia )
29 Nov 2019
Managing prostate cancer in older patients: Updates in the SIOG guidelines
Prof Nicolas Mottet - University Hospital St Etienne, St Etienne, France
Managing prostate cancer in older patients: Updates in the SIOG guidelines ( Prof Nicolas Mottet - University Hospital St Etienne, St Etienne, France )
29 Nov 2019
Using validated tools for geriatric assessment
Prof Tanya Wildes - Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA
Using validated tools for geriatric assessment ( Prof Tanya Wildes - Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA )
29 Nov 2019
The relationship between mobility and polypharmacy
Prof Tanya Wildes - Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA
The relationship between mobility and polypharmacy ( Prof Tanya Wildes - Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA )
29 Nov 2019
Do older patients prioritise survival or quality of life?
Dr Enrique Soto - National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico
Do older patients prioritise survival or quality of life? ( Dr Enrique Soto - National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico )
29 Nov 2019
New approaches and highlights from SIOG 2019
Dr Hans Wildiers - President, SIOG
New approaches and highlights from SIOG 2019 ( Dr Hans Wildiers - President, SIOG )
29 Nov 2019
The young SIOG interest group
Dr Nicolò Battisti - The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
The young SIOG interest group ( Dr Nicolò Battisti - The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK )
29 Nov 2019
The importance of proper geriatric classification for haematological malignancie...
Dr Raúl Cordoba - Jiménez Diaz Foundation University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
The importance of proper geriatric classification for haematological malignancies ( Dr Raúl Cordoba - Jiménez Diaz Foundation University Hospital, Madrid, Spain )
29 Nov 2019
The many faces of geriatric oncology
Prof Holly Holmes - University of Texas, Houston, USA
The many faces of geriatric oncology ( Prof Holly Holmes - University of Texas, Houston, USA )
29 Nov 2019
Treating breast cancer in the elderly
Dr Kwok-Leung Cheung - Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK
Treating breast cancer in the elderly ( Dr Kwok-Leung Cheung - Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK )
29 Nov 2019
Phamacology monitoring and drug-drug interactions in older patients with cancer
Dr Ginah Nightingale - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA
Phamacology monitoring and drug-drug interactions in older patients with cancer ( Dr Ginah Nightingale - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA )
29 Nov 2019
Should breast and colorectal cancer screening be carried out in older adults?
Dr Shabbir Alibhai - Princess Margaret Cancer, Toronto, Canada
Should breast and colorectal cancer screening be carried out in older adults? ( Dr Shabbir Alibhai - Princess Margaret Cancer, Toronto, Canada )
29 Nov 2019
Advances in radiotherapy for elderly patients with prostate cancer
Dr Lucinda Morris - St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre, Sydney, Australia
Advances in radiotherapy for elderly patients with prostate cancer ( Dr Lucinda Morris - St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre, Sydney, Australia )
29 Nov 2019
Cancer care in the elderly: Addressing the education gap
Prof Meena Cherian - Senior Advisor, Global Action, SIOG
Cancer care in the elderly: Addressing the education gap ( Prof Meena Cherian - Senior Advisor, Global Action, SIOG )
29 Nov 2019
Immunotherapy and targeted agents for elderly lung cancer patients
Dr Lore Decoster - University Hospital Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Immunotherapy and targeted agents for elderly lung cancer patients ( Dr Lore Decoster - University Hospital Brussels, Brussels, Belgium )
28 Nov 2019
Challenges in treating elderly lung cancer patients
Prof Mike Jaklitsch - Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Challenges in treating elderly lung cancer patients ( Prof Mike Jaklitsch - Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA )
28 Nov 2019
The importance of organising SIOG Advanced Courses in the Caribbean
Dr Erica Wheeler - WHO/PAHO, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
The importance of organising SIOG Advanced Courses in the Caribbean ( Dr Erica Wheeler - WHO/PAHO, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago )
22 Nov 2019
Accruing older patients in clinical trials
Dr Noam VanderWalde - University of Tennessee West Cancer Center, Memphis, USA
Accruing older patients in clinical trials ( Dr Noam VanderWalde -  University of Tennessee West Cancer Center, Memphis, USA )
22 Nov 2019
The use of radiation therapy in older adults
Dr Noam VanderWalde - University of Tennessee West Cancer Center., Memphis, USA
The use of radiation therapy in older adults ( Dr Noam VanderWalde -  University of Tennessee West Cancer Center., Memphis, USA )
22 Nov 2019
The importance of upcoming SIOG advanced courses in India
Prof Ravi Mehrotra - India Cancer Research Consortium, Delhi, India
The importance of upcoming SIOG advanced courses in India ( Prof Ravi Mehrotra - India Cancer Research Consortium, Delhi, India )
22 Nov 2019
The work of the SIOG Nursing & Allied Health Interest Group (NAH)
Prof Cindy Kenis - University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
The work of the SIOG Nursing & Allied Health Interest Group (NAH) ( Prof Cindy Kenis - University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium )
22 Nov 2019