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The SIOG 2014 Annual Conference "Bringing Two Worlds Together: Oncology and Geriatrics" has reached 361 delegates from over 40 countries, has hold four satellite sessions supported by the industry, has organised 23 scientific sessions.

SIOG 2014 awards

The SIOG 2014 Paul Calabresi Award was given to Martine Extermann, MD, PhD. Read More
The BJ Kennedy Award for Best Poster was given to Emilie Ferrat (France) - Predictors of One-Year Mortality in a Prospective Cohort of Elderly Patients with Cancer. Read More
The SIOG 2014 Nursing & Allied Health Investigator Award was given to Ms Cindy Kenis (Belgium) - Prognostic value of geriatric screening and assessment for overall survival in older patients with cancer. Read More
The SIOG 2014 Young Investigator Award was given to Dr Maria José Molina-Garrido (Spain) - Evaluation of the role of sarcopenia in elderly patients with cancer treated with chemotherapy. Oncosarco project. Preliminary results. Read More
The SIOG 2014 National Representative of the year was given to Dr Ravindran Kanesvaran (Singapore).

SIOG 2014 programme

The final programme is available PDF icon2014_final_programme.pdf

SIOG 2014 photos

Have a glance at what happened in Lisbon by viewing selected photos taken during the SIOG 2014 Conference.  

SIOG 2014 - in the media

had conducted a serie of interviews of SIOG key opinion leaders and conference speakers. You can watch the videos by clicking on the left tab entitled "ecancer interviews".
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SIOG 2014 - online abstracts book

 

All abstracts of the 14th Annual Conference of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology were published in a supplement of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology (JGO), official journal of SIOG.

To access the online book, simply click here.

 Official media partners

 

Conference Endorsements

Portuguese Oncology Nursing Association (AEOP)

Sociedad Portuguesa de Oncologia (SPO)

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Thursday 23 October
Friday 24 October
Saturday 25 October

Day 1 - Thursday 23 October

Morning
Opening Address - Arti Hurria PDF iconSIOG 2014 opening session.pdf

Plenary session 1: Advancement in the field of geriatric oncology
Update in medical oncology - Vesa Kataja PDF iconSIOG 2014 plenary1-kataja_vesa.pdf
Update in geriatrics - Muriel Rainfray PDF iconSIOG 2014 plenary1-rainfray_muriel.pdf
Update in surgery - Kwok Leung Cheung PDF iconSIOG 2014 plenary1-cheung_kl.pdf
Update in psycho oncology - Jimmie C. Holland PDF iconSIOG 2014 plenary1-holland_jimmie.pdf
Update in haematology - Reinhard Stauder PDF iconSIOG 2014 plenary1-stauder_reinhard.pdf

Satellite Symposium: Sanofi - Prostate Cancer Part 1: Optimizing Survival in Senior Adults with Advanced Prostate Cancer PDF iconSIOG 2014 Satellite Session Sanofi.pdf
Management of prostate cancer in senior adults: a call to action - Matti Aapro
Understanding the heterogeneity of prostate cancer to guide treatment choices - Nicolas Mottet
Tailoring therapy in advanced prostate cancer - Stéphane Oudard
SIOG guidelines for the management of senior adults with advanced prostate cancer - Jean-Pierre Droz

Journal of Geriatric Oncology Publication Workshop - the Art of Peer-Review
Arti Hurria & Supriya Mohile PDF iconSIOG 2014 publication-hurria_mohile.pdf
Siri Rostoft PDF iconSIOG 2014 publication-rostoft.pdf

Afternoon
Recent advances in the management of metastatic solid tumours
Breast - Laura Biganzoli PDF iconSIOG 2014 biganzoli_laura.pdf
Renal Cell - Supriya Mohile PDF iconSIOG 2014 mohile_supriya.pdf
Lung - Ajeet Gajra PDF iconSIOG 2014 gajra_ajeet.pdf
Melanoma - Pascal Wolter PDF iconSIOG 2014 wolter_pascal.pdf

Geriatric assessment in haematologic malignancies
Geriatric assessment before reduced intensity conditioning allogeneic hematologic stem cell transplantation in elderly patients - Maud Cecile PDF iconSIOG 2014 cecile_maud.pdf
The “elderly project” by the FIL (fondazione italiana linfomi): a project aimed at the prospective multidimensional assessment of elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma - Francesco Merli PDF iconSIOG 2014 merli_francesco.pdf
Impact of nutritional status on the clinical outcome of hematological malignancies in the elderly -  Julia Augschöll PDF iconSIOG 2014 augsochll_julia.pdf
Crash score in the older French non Hodgkin lymphoma patients receiving chemotherapy, first results - Jean-Baptiste Fargeas Presentation not available

Satellite Symposium: Teva - The Ageing Process: Does it Matter when Considering Lymphoproliferative Disorders and Supportive Care?
Welcome and introduction - Matti Aapro PDF iconSIOG 2014 Satellite Session Teva-aapro_matti.pdf
Adapting lymphoproliferative treatment in older adults - Ruth Pettengell Presentation not available
Chemotherapy-induced neutropenia and the role of G-CSF in older patients - Antonio Pinto Presentation not available
Past, present and future of erythropoietin use in anaemia in the older adults - Reinhard Stauder PDF iconSIOG 2014 Satellite Session Teva-stauder_reinhard.pdf

Young Investigator Award - Abstract Presentations
Incidence of postoperative delirium in elderly cancer patient is correlated to the preoperative anticholinergic drug score - Maren Schmidt PDF iconSIOG 2014 schmidt_maren.pdf
Surgical management of metastatic colon cancer: analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology and end results (SEER) database - Ponnandai Somasundar PDF iconSIOG 2014 somasundar_pomandai.pdf
Evaluation of the role of sarcopenia in elderly patients with cancer treated with chemotherapy. Oncosarco project. Preliminary results - MJ Molina Garrido PDF iconSIOG 2014 mj_molina-garrido.pdf

Geriatric syndromes in oncology 
Modification of the G8 screening tool for frailty in elderly patients with cancer: the ELCAPA-07 cohort study - Etienne Audureau PDF iconSIOG 2014 audureau_etienne.pdf
Multimorbidity and the aggressiveness of care near the end of life in older cancer patients - Siran Koroukian PDF iconSIOG 2014 koroukian_siran.pdf
The prevalence of prostate cancer among elderly men with hip fractures and osteoporosis fragility fractures- a retrospective study of 2 databases to identify how to improve practice in older men with prostate cancer - Sara Faithfull PDF iconSIOG 2014 faithfull_sara.pdf
"Where to go next with the research - unanswered question" - Siri R Kristjansson PDF iconSIOG 2014 rostoft_siri.pdf

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Day 2 - Friday 24 October

Morning
Plenary Session 2: Controversies in cancer screening in older patients
Colorectal - Meri-Sisko Vuoristo Presentation not available
Lung - Michael Jaklitsch Presentation not available
Breast - Karsten Julh Jorgensen Presentation not available
Prostate - William Dale PDF iconSIOG 2014 dale_william.pdf

Special Partnership Session  (EUGMS & SIOG)
The role of the geriatrician in the multidisciplinary approach of treating older patient with cancer – the EUGMS perspective - Alfonso Cruz Jentoft PDF iconSIOG 2014 EUGMS cruz-jentoft_alfonso.pdf
Pre-operative assessment of older patient with cancer: The point of view of the surgeon - Barbara van Leeuwen PDF iconSIOG 2014 EUGMS van_leeuwen_barbara.pdf
Pre-operative assessment of older patient with cancer: The point of view of the geriatrician - Siri R. Kristjansson PDF iconSIOG 2014 EUGMS rostoft_siri.pdf
Post-operative management of the older adults with cancer: The role of the surgeon - Kwok Leung Cheung PDF iconSIOG 2014 EUGMS cheung-KL.pdf
Post-operative management of the older adults with cancer: The role of the geriatrician -  Sofia Duque PDF iconSIOG 2014 EUGMS duque_sofia.pdf


Interdisciplinary geriatric oncology models of care – the international perspective
USA models of care - Aaron Begue PDF iconSIOG 2014 begue_aaron.pdf
European Models of Care - Margot Gosney PDF iconSIOG 2014 gosney_margot.pdf
Latin American Models of Care - Aldo Dettino PDF iconSIOG 2014 dettino_aldo.pdf

CLL in the elderly
Assessing older patients with haematological malignancies - Alfonso Cruz Jentoft PDF iconSIOG 2014 cruz-jentoft_alfonso.pdf
Supportive care in CLL - Vicki Morrison PDF iconSIOG 2014 morrison_vicki.pdf

SIOG General Assembly - Arti Hurria & Etienne Brain PDF iconSIOG 2014 general.assembly.pdf

Afternoon
Satellite Symposium: Janssen -Prostate Cancer - Part 2: Management of Older Patients with Prostate Cancer: Translating Data into Daily Clinical Practice
Introduction - Lodovico Balducci Presentation not available
Challenges in the management of older patients with mCRPC - Noel Clarke Presentation not available
Updated SIOG recommendations for the management of older patients with prostate cancer
• Assessment, health status screening and treatment of localized disease - Nicolas Mottet Presentation not available
• Recommendations for management of advanced disease including mCRPC - Heather Payne Presentation not available

GU & lung cancer: geriatric assessment and clinical
Chemotherapy feasibility in older patients with metastatic bladder cancer: the multicenter prospective cohort study agevim - Marie Laurent PDF iconSIOG 2014 laurent_marie.pdf
Toxicities and outcome in elderly patients treated with targeted therapies for metastatic renal cell carcinoma - Olivier Rigal PDF iconSIOG 2014 rigal_olivier.pdf
Impact of a comprehensive geriatric assessment on management strategies in elderly patients with advanced no small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): a pooled analysis of two phase 2 prospective studies of the GFPC group - Hervé Le Caer Presentation not available
Comparing comorbidity scales in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC): clinician comorbidity score versus CIRS-G - Lene Kirkhus PDF iconSIOG 2014 kirkhus_lene.pdf

Social and cultural determinants of health in elderly cancer patients - SIOG & IPOS Session
Clinical geriatric case presentation - Lea Baider Presentation not available
Coping styles in elderly patients - Joachim Weis PDF iconSIOG 2014 weis_joachim.pdf
Comorbidities and economical strain - Lodovico Balducci PDF iconSIOG 2014 balducci_lodovico.pdf
Meaning - William Breitbart Presentation not available

Early breast cancer: from screening to adjuvant
Elderly patients with early breast cancer (BC) are less likely to receive adjuvant chemotherapy (adjct) irrespective of disease risk factors: the multidisciplinary application of genomics in clinical practice (magic) survey - Christos Markopoulos Presentation not available
Unfavourable predictive factors in older women with clinically favourable breast cancer - Mandy Kiderlen PDF iconSIOG 2014 kiderlen_mandy.pdf
Breast cancer screening in older women -  Nienke De Glas PDF iconSIOG 2014 de_glas_nienke.pdf

SIOG Nursing & Allied Health Award - Abstract Presentations
A multidisciplinary educational course for oncology nurses to advance expertise in the care of older patients with cancer - Heidi Yulico PDF iconSIOG 2014 Nurisng award yulico_heidi.pdf
Evaluation of a pharmacist-led medication assessment used to identify prevalence and associations with potentially inappropriate medication (pim) use among ambulatory senior adults with cancer - Ginah Nightingale PDF iconSIOG 2014 Nursing award nightingale_ginah.pdf
Prognostic value of geriatric screening and assessment for overall survival in older patients with cancer - Cindy Kenis PDF iconSIOG 2014 Nursing award kenis_cindy.pdf

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Day 3 - Saturday 25 October

Morning
Plenary session 3: Featured research session    
Effect of age on the efficacy and safety of Lenvatinib for the treatment of I 131-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer in the phase 3 SELECT study - Marcia Brose Presentation not available
Evaluation of clinical and biological frailty markers in older breast cancer patients - Bruna Dalmasso PDF iconSIOG 2014 dalmasso_bruna.pdf
Feasibility of tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment in older patients with PH+ chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). A Spanish group of CML (GELMC) retrospective study - Concepcion Boque PDF iconSIOG 2014 boque_conception.pdf

SIOG Presidential Session & Awards - Arti Hurria & Etienne Brain PDF iconSIOG 2014 Presidential session.pdf

Satellite symposium: MSD - Considerations for Immuno-Oncology in Elderly Patients: A New Age in Therapy for Multiple Tumor Types
Welcome and Introduction Immuno-oncology as an approach in multiple tumor types - Enriqueta Felip PDF iconSIOG 2014 felip_enriqueta.pdf
PD1 inhibitors in advanced NSCLC - Case study: Platinum-treated, progressive metastatic NSCLC - Enriqueta Felip Presentation not available
PD1 inhibitors in advanced melanoma - Ana Raimundo Presentation not available

Adjuvant therapy in older adults: controversies and challenges
Breast - Hans Wildiers Presentation not available
Lung - Andrea Luciani PDF iconSIOG 2014 luciani_andrea.pdf
Colorectal - Claus-Henning Köhne PDF iconSIOG 2014 koehne_claus-henning.pdf

Understanding the needs of the caregiver: “The lost patient”
The functional and socio-economic impact of caregiving - Tina Hsu PDF iconSIOG 2014 hsu_tina.pdf
The psychological impact of caregiving - Jimmie C. Holland PDF iconSIOg 2014 holland_jimmie.pdf
Assessing and supporting the caregiver: the nursing perspective - Elisabete Valério Presentation not available

Afternoon
Young SIOG: General Assembly

EORTC elderly task force: example of a collaborative group for research in older cancer patients
Introduction - Kostas Tryfonidis Presentation not available
Achievements - Hans Wildiers Presentation not available
Current clinical trials - Etienne Brain PDF iconSIOG 2014 brain_etienne.pdf
Geriatric assessment within EORTC - Ulrich Wedding PDF iconSIOG 2014 wedding_ulrich.pdf
Future - Hans Wildiers Presentation not available

SIOG Membership & NR Committee Meeting - Anita O'Donovan PDF iconSIOG 2014 Membership & NR.pdf

Young SIOG: Peer to Peer Mentorship Session
Introduction - Monique Slee-Valentijn PDF iconSIOG 2014 young_siog_session.pdf
Tips and tricks for research in geriatric oncology - Martine Extermann PDF iconSIOG 2014 Young session Extermann_Martine.pdf
Publishing in geriatric oncology: an editor’s perspective - Arti Hurria PDF iconSIOG 2014 young_session_Hurria_Arti.pdf
A clinical fellowship in geriatric oncology - Ravindran Kanesvaran Presentation not available

Sarcopenia, aging and cancer in the light of  basic science and therapeutic possibilities
The biology of sarcopenia with a focus on mitochonria - Emanuele Marzetti Presentation not available
Cancer and preoperative sarcopenia interventions (clinical orientation) - Carel Meskers Presentation not available
New interventions of sarcopenia - Christiaan Leeuwenburgh Presentation not available
Sarcopenia and cancer - Andrea Maier PDF iconSIOG 2014 maier_andrea.pdfPDF iconSIOG 2014 maier_andrea.pdf

Optimizing communication & decision making  
Patient-reported information on diagnosis and cancer treatments in older patients: a cross-sectional analysis of the ELCAPA cohort study - Philippe Caillet PDF iconSIOG 2014 caillet_philippe.pdfPDF iconSIOG 2014 caillet_philippe.pdf<br>The geriatrician perspective - Claire Falandry PDF iconSIOG 2014 falandry_claire.pdf
The oncologist perspective - Arti Hurria PDF iconSIOG 2014 hurria_arti.pdf

Special SIOG Guidelines Session
Oral Chemotherapy - Laura Biganzoli PDF iconSIOG 2014 biganzoli_laura.pdf
Radiotherapy - Ian Kunkler PDF iconSIOG 2014 kunkler_ian.pdf
Colorectal - Demetris Papamichael PDF iconSIOG 2014 papamichael_demetris.pdf
DLBCL - Vicki Morrison PDF iconSIOG 2014 morrison_vicki.pdf
Prostate - Helen Boyle PDF iconSIOG 2014 boyle_helen.pdf
Taxanes - Laura Biganzoli PDF iconSIOG 2014 biganzoli_laura.pdf
Nutrition - Federicco Bozzetti PDF iconSIOG 2014 bozzetti_federicco.pdf

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has conducted a serie of interviews of SIOG key opinion leaders and conference speakers. Stay informed about the latest in Geriatric Oncology and watch the videos here.

ecancer is the leading oncology channel committed to improving cancer communication and education with the goal of optimising patient care and outcomes.

The SIOG 2014 Conference is CME-certified by the European Society for Medical Oncology with 16, cat. 1 ESMO-MORA points.

 

The SIOG 2014 Annual Conference was granted 14 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

 

European Accreditation
European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend the above-mentioned activity to validate their credits in their own country.

Accreditation Statement
Accreditation by the EACCME confers the right to place the following statement in all communication materials including the registration website, the event programme and the certificate of attendance. The following statements must be used without revision: «The 'International Society of Geriatric Oncology' (or) 'SIOG 2014 Annual Meeting' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net
«The 'SIOG 2014 Annual Meeting' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 14 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.« »Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme
»Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

EACCME credits
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME credit system is based on 1 ECMEC per hour with a maximum of 3 ECMECs for half a day and 6 ECMECs for a full-day event.