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Hans Wildiers (BE)

University Hospitals Leuven, General medical oncology, Leuven, Belgium

Hans Wildiers is a medical oncologist dedicated to breast cancer research and geriatric oncology. He is staff member at the department of medical oncology in the University Hospital Leuven, Belgium since 2004. He coordinates the Leuven multidisciplinary breast center since 2015. He has been coordinator of several academic studies in the field of breast cancer and geriatric oncology, and author of more than 180 peer reviewed papers in 14 years.

He has been active within SIOG, the international society of geriatric oncology, and is president-elect for this organization for 2018-2020. He is board member of the Belgian Journal of Medical Oncology (BJMO) and of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology. From 2009 till 2015, he has chaired the elderly task force cancer of the elderly of the European Organization of Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC).

November 9, 2017
9:00am to 10:00am Plenary session: Advancements in the field of geriatric oncology Warsaw IV & V Siri Rostoft (NO), Stuart Lichtman (US), Hans Wildiers (BE), Marije Hamaker (NL), Lore Decoster (BE), William Tew (US)
November 11, 2017
11:30am to 12:30pm SIOG presidential session and SIOG 2017 awards Warsaw IV & V Stuart Lichtman (US), Arti Hurria (US), Hans Wildiers (BE), Etienne Brain (FR)
2:00pm to 3:30pm Geriatric assessment in practice Warsaw IV & V Martine Puts (CA), Hans Wildiers (BE), Philippe Caillet (FR), Marije Hamaker (NL), Giuseppe Colloca (IT)