The SIOG Public Policy Committee will convene an interactive multi-stakeholder hearing on 28 October 2022 in Geneva, as part of the preparatory process for building supportive national programmes and international collaborations on care, treatment and research for older patients with cancer. The hearing will convene representatives of ministries of health, health institutions, WHO, non-governmental organizations, academia and medical soceities.
Date : Friday, October 28th, 2022, 10:00am-12:30pm
Venue: United Nations premises, Room XVIII (18), Building E, Door E40, 1st floor
Registration: Participation at the event is free of charge, but registration is compulsory. The registration deadline is 27th October 2022 (Thursday). Registration link will be made available shortly.
Programme: Coming soon.
The working language of the event is English.
Priorities for the global advancement of care for older adults with cancer: an update of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology Priorities Initiative
Martine Extermann, Etienne Brain, Beverly Canin, Meena Nathan Cherian, Kwok-Leung Cheung, Nienke de Glas, Beena Devi, Marije Hamaker, Ravindran Kanesvaran, Theodora Karnakis, Cindy Kenis, Najia Musolino, Anita O’Donovan, Enrique Soto-Perez-de-Celis, Christopher Steer, Hans Wildiers, International Society of Geriatric Oncology.
Lancet Oncol. 2021 Jan;22(1):e29-e36. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30473-3. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33387502/
Frailty in Older Adults with Cancer
Musolino, N., Battisti, N.M.L., Extermann, M. (2022).
Global Action and Policies in Older Adults with Cancer and Frailty. In: Gomes, F. (eds) Frailty in Older Adults with Cancer. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-89162-6_2. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-89162-6_2