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Founded in 2000, the International Society of Geriatric Oncology, also called SIOG (Société Internationale d’Oncologie Gériatrique) in French, is a multidisciplinary society of health professionals serving older cancer patients. SIOG members are based in more than 80 countries and the network includes geriatricians, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, anaesthesiologists, as well as nursing and allied health professionals.

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At a Glance

Populations around the world are rapidly ageing. Advancing age is a high risk factor for cancer, in individuals over 65. Oncologists and all health professionals need to shift their focus to the field of geriatrics for improving the care of older cancer patients.

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Do you want to be part of an international multidisciplinary network of experts improving clinical practices for older cancer patients?

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Every year, SIOG Awards recognise health professionals for their outstanding contributions and novel initatives for advancing learning and knowledge in geriatric oncology.

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LEARNING ON-DEMAND

LEARNING ON-DEMAND

SIOG works through an international expert consensus to guide education, clinical practice, and research for the improvement of the care of older cancer patients.

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MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP

SIOG’s official scientific journal, Journal of Geriatric Oncology, publishes editorials, reviews, original articles and letters related to geriatric oncology.

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EVENTS

EVENTS

The SIOG Annual Conference is the leading conference for health professionals involved in the treatment of older cancer patients.

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SIOG counts over 1900 members in more than 80 countries. This makes SIOG one of the leading member-based organisations in the field of oncology promoting the importance of geriatric oncology in medicine and health workforce development worldwide.

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SIOG’s official scientific journal, Journal of Geriatric Oncology, publishes editorials, reviews, original articles and letters related to geriatric oncology.

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