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Stuart Lichtman (US)

Memorial-Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Commack, USA

I am a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and participate in the 65+ Clinical Geriatrics Program.  My main research interest is in the treatment and evaluation of older cancer patients.  In ASCO, I have been on the Clinical Practice Committee and Scientific Program Committee and currently on the Health Disparities Committee Working Group on Addressing Cancer Disparities Among Older, and Chair the Organ Dysfunction Section of the Modernizing Clinical Trials Eligibility Project and the Scientific Education Committee.  I am the Associate Editor for Geriatric Oncology of the ASCO Post.    I have been a guest editor for the Journal of Clinical Oncology on a special edition devoted to geriatric oncology in 2007 and 2014.

I am involved in a number of research organizations including the Elderly Taskforce of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (currently NRG), Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee of the NCI and the Cancer in the Elderly committee of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology; serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology and faculty of the Vail ASCO/AACR Clinical Trial Workshop for nine years. 
I received the ASCO BJ Kennedy Award for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology in 2014 and currently serving as the President of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology and was the Scientific Chair of the 2017 Annual Meeting of SIOG which was held in Warsaw in November. 

November 16, 2018
8:15am to 9:00am SIOG 2018 Opening address Forum room Stuart Lichtman (US), Pierre Soubeyran (FR), Johanna Portielje (NL), Pratap Singhasivanon (TH)
November 17, 2018
8:30am to 9:30am Plenary session: Geriatric oncology: Hot topics Forum room Stuart Lichtman (US), Johanna Portielje (NL), Marije Hamaker (NL), Ellen Kapiteijn (NL), Sébastien Moine (FR)
November 18, 2018
11:30am to 12:30pm SIOG presidential session and SIOG 2018 awards Forum room Stuart Lichtman (US), Hans Wildiers (BE), Martine Puts (CA), Najia Musolino (CH)