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Shabbir Alibhai (CA)

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/University Health Network and University of Toronto, Medicine, Toronto, Canada

Dr. Shabbir Alibhai is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, and the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto.  He is a staff physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, a senior scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and a prior Research Scientist of the Canadian Cancer Society.  His research interests are in geriatric oncology, particularly in the impact of disease and treatment on quality of life and function of patients with prostate cancer, the value of geriatric assessment in older adults with cancer, and randomized trials of exercise to improve outcomes in older adults with cancer.  Since 2015, he is also the medical lead for the geriatric oncology program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada’s largest academic cancer centre.

November 9, 2017
2:45pm to 3:45pm Educational session: Treatment of advanced prostate cancer in the elderly Warsaw IV & V Nicolas Mottet (FR), Eleni Efstathiou (GR/US), Shabbir Alibhai (CA), Iwona Skoneczna (PL)
November 10, 2017
8:30am to 9:30am Plenary session – From research to practice: incorporating geriatric oncology into patient care Warsaw IV & V Shabbir Alibhai (CA), Stuart Lichtman (US), Martine Extermann (US), Barbara Van Leeuwen (NL), Pierre Soubeyran (FR)
November 11, 2017
2:00pm to 3:30pm Emerging diagnostics and therapeutics Warsaw III Shabbir Alibhai (CA), Carlos Gomez-Roca (FR), Armin Shahrokni (US), Alastair Greystoke (GB), Charles Kelly (GB)