15th Annual Conference of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)

Join the best minds in Geriatric Oncology during the 15th SIOG Annual Conference taking place in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 12–14, 2015.


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Join the best minds in Geriatric Oncology during the 15th SIOG Annual Conference taking place in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 12–14, 2015.

The 3-day scientific program of SIOG 2015 will have the theme: “Geriatric Oncology and Supportive Care: A Global Approach to Advance the Science.”

 

Highlights of This Year’s  Conference

  • Special partnership session with the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC): Nutrition issues and challenges in older patients with cancer
  • Multidisciplinary management of older patients with cancer: the vital role of supportive care
  • Toward a new age: innovative approaches in diagnosis and treatment
  • Hematologic malignancies: challenges are in the oldest old
  • Geriatric assessment: now what?
  • and many more…

 

Keynote speakers are major international figures in Geriatric Oncology: Arti Hurria (United States), Etienne Brain (France), Hans Wildiers (Belgium), Matti Aapro (Switzerland), Matthew Seymour (United Kingdom), Barbara Eichhorst (Germany), Michael Jaklitsch (United States), and Jane Phillips (Australia). View the full scientific program by visiting http://www.siog.org/.

We are pleased to announce that a series of special SIOG activities are organized during the conference such as:

  • A Nursing and allied health meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 11.
  • A Young SIOG: Peer-to-Peer Mentorship session will be organized on Thursday, November 12.
  • The SIOG Young Investigators Award Session will once again be held and will recognize three Young Investigators for their outstanding work. Preselected awardees are: Martine Puts (Canada); Doris Lijsbeth van ­Abbema (Netherlands), and Peggy Sue Burhenn (United States).
  • Selected for the outstanding quality of their work, three Nursing & Allied Professional Investigators will be competing for this SIOG Award. Preselected awardees are: Regina Girones (Spain); Cindy Kenis (Belgium) and Muhammad Adnan Khattak (Australia).
  • Both these awards will be handed out during the SIOG Presidential session, on Saturday, November 14.
  • Not to miss: our SIOG special guidelines session on Saturday, November 14. Updates on the following guidelines will be presented: radiopharmaceuticals, HER2, CLL, bone, and genomic tools.

 

Register now and save!

Discounted rates are available for SIOG and ESMO members. Deadline: October 29, 2015. We are looking forward to welcoming you in Prague!

For more information, visit http://www.siog.org/. ■

 



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