The Ageing and Cancer series: #1 Caring for older cancer patients during COVID-19
Supported by Sanofi, the Ageing and Cancer series: #1 “UICC Special Focus Dialogue – Caring for older cancer patients during COVID-19“, was organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) on June 29, 2020.
1. Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti , Co-chair of the SIOG COVID-19 Working Group
Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti is a senior clinical research fellow in medical oncology at the Breast Unit of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. He trained at the National Cancer Institute of Milan and then spent a year at the Senior Adult Oncology Program of the Moffitt Cancer Center. In 2019 he started a research degree at the Institute of Cancer Research London on care for older adults. He is chair of the Young Interest Group of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG), co-chair of the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO) Inequality Network and co-chair of the SIOG COVID-19 Working Group.
2. Enrique Soto Perez de Celis, SIOG National Representative – Mexico
Enrique Soto Perez De Celis is a geriatric oncologist and researcher in the Department of Geriatrics at the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán in Mexico City. He currently serves on several ASCO committees, including the Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee, Journal of Global Oncology Editorial Board, Conquer Cancer Grants Selection Committee, Diversity and Inclusivity Task Force and Technology Research Group. He received a 2019 Conquer Cancer Career Development Award.
The Ageing and Cancer series: #2 Long View Dialogue – Reshaping cancer control for ageing societies
Supported by Sanofi, the Ageing and Cancer series: #2 Long View Dialogue – Reshaping cancer control for ageing societies“, was organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) on October 20, 2020.
Ravindran Kanesvaran is a Consultant in the Department of Medical Oncology of the National Cancer Centre Singapore. He is also an Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and clinical senior lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is actively involved in graduate medical education and is a core faculty member of the Medical Oncology Senior Residency Program and the Singhealth Internal Medicine Residency Program. He currently serves as President of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG).
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