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William Tew (US)

William Tew, MD, is an Associate Attending Physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York.   He completed a biomedical engineering program at Boston University, medical school at the University of Rochester, internal medicine residency at Bellevue/NYU and medical oncology fellowship at MSKCC.    

As a medical oncologist and Clinical Director of the GYN Medical Oncology service at MSKCC, he cares for women with gynecologic cancer and is an active investigator of new therapeutics for women with ovarian cancer.  In addition, Dr. Tew has a clinical research program focused on improving the care of older adults with cancer by developing geriatric assessment tools, interventions and age-specific therapeutic trials.   He received a NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Grant (2011) and is an active member of the Cancer and Aging Research Group. He is an active member of ASCO (Leadership Development Program, Health Disparities – Geriatric Oncology, Guidelines Committee), Gynecology Oncology Group (GOG Task Force for the Elderly), the International Society of Geriatric Oncology and the NCCN (Senior Adult Guidelines).  He serves as the associate editor of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology.

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 10, 2017
11:30am to 1:00pm Oral abstract session: Solid tumours in the elderly and basic science Warsaw III William Tew (US), Agnieszka Jagiełło-Gruszfeld (PL)