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Martine Extermann (US)

Dr. Martine Extermann is Professor of Oncology and Medicine at the University of South Florida. She is the Program Leader of the Senior Adult Oncology Program at the Moffitt Cancer Center. She earned her medical diploma and her medical PhD at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. She has a Swiss Board Certification in Internal Medicine, specialty Oncology-Hematology. She also holds ABIM certifications in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. She has worked at Moffitt since 1994 and has been a faculty member since 1997. Her research focuses on cancer in the elderly.  Her main areas of investigation are comorbidity, comprehensive assessment, and prediction/prevention of treatment toxicity in older cancer patients.

She served as Chair of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group’s Subcommittee on Aging and is presently involved in the South West Oncology Group. She also served as  President of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG), of which she is also a founding board member. She served or is serving on several ASCO committees, and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Extermann was presented at ASCO 2009 with the B.J. Kennedy Award for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology. In October 2014 the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) presented Dr. Extermann with the Paul Calabresi Award. On October 10, 2015, Dr. Extermann was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Geriatric Oncology by the German Society of Geriatrics and German Society of Hematology/Oncology in Basel, Switzerland.

November 17, 2018
11:30am to 1:00pm Oral abstract session 1: Solid tumours in the elderly and basic science Plenary Room Martine Extermann (US), Barbara Van Leeuwen (NL)
4:00pm to 5:30pm Mini multidisciplinary team (MDT) case discussion Breakout room Shane O’Hanlon (IE), Martine Extermann (US), Ponnandai Somasundar (US)
November 18, 2018
3:30pm to 4:45pm SIOG Guidelines update 2018 Plenary Room Martine Extermann (US), Tanya Wildes (US), Rupert Bartsch (AT), Heidi Klepin (US)