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SIOG Clinical Practice Guidelines are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best standards of cancer care in older adults, based on the findings of evidence-based medicine. Published SIOG Guidelines are available on the following topics:

  • Colorectal Cancer in older adults
  • Prostate Cancer in older adults
  • Diffuse Large Cell B-Cell Lymphoma
  • Cardio toxicity in older adults
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
  • Radiation Therapy in older adults
  • Nutrition
  • Nursing
  • Bladder Cancer in older adults


  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
  • Corticosteroid therapy in the older cancer patient: Expert recommendations from SIOG
  • Treatment of ovarian cancer in older adults – Development of treatment algorithms and educational programs
  • Update on the management of prostate cancer in older cancer patients
  • CGA interventions in older patients with cancer
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer in older patients
  • Management of lung cancer in older patients
  • Autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma patients


2207, 2021

Updated recommendations regarding the management of older patients with breast cancer: a joint paper from the European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists (EUSOMA) and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)

Laura Biganzoli, Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, Hans Wildiers, Amelia McCartney, Giuseppe Colloca, Ian H Kunkler, Maria-João Cardoso, Kwok-Leung Cheung, Nienke Aafke de Glas, Rubina M Trimboli, Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, Enrique Soto-Perez-de-Celis, Antonio Ponti, Janice Tsang, Lorenza Marotti, Karen Benn, Matti S Aapro, Etienne G C Brain. Lancet Oncol. 2021 Jul;22(7):e327-e340. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30741-5. Epub 2021 May 14.

703, 2021

The SIOG COVID-19 working group recommendations on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines among older adults with cancer

Anna Rachelle Mislang, Enrique Soto-Perez-de-Celis, Chiara Russo, Giuseppe Colloca, Grant R Williams, Shane O’Hanlon, Lisa Cooper, Anita O’Donovan, Riccardo A Audisio, Kwok-Leung Cheung, Regina Gironés Sarrió, Reinhard Stauder, Michael Jaklitsch, Clarito Cairo, Luiz Antonio Gil Jr, Schroder Sattar, Kumud Kantilal, Kah Poh Loh, Stuart M Lichtman, Etienne Brain, Hans Wildiers, Ravindran Kanesvaran, Nicolò Matteo Luca Battist. J Geriatr Oncol . 2021 Mar 5;S1879-4068(21)00057-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.03.003. Online ahead of print.

2707, 2020

Adapting care for older cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recommendations from the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)

Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, Anna Rachelle Mislang, Lisa Cooper, Anita O’Donovan, Riccardo A. Audisio, Kwok-Leung Cheung, Regina Gironés Sarrió, Reinhard Stauder, Enrique Soto-Perez-de-Celis, Michael Jaklitsch, Grant R. Williams, Shane O’Hanlon, Mahmood Alam,m Clarito Cairo, Giuseppe Colloca, Luiz Antonio Gil Jr, Schroder Sattar, Kumud Kantilal, Chiara Russo, Stuart M. Lichtman, Etienne Brain, Ravindran Kanesvaran, and Hans Wildiers. J Geriatr Oncol. 2020 Jul 16 doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2020.07.008

110, 2018

Personalized management of elderly patients with rectal cancer…

Personalized management of elderly patients with rectal cancer: Expert recommendations of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, European Society of Coloproctology, International Society of Geriatric Oncology, and American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Montroni I, Ugolini G, Saur NM, Spinelli A, Rostoft S, Millan M, Wolthuis A, Daniels IR, Hompes R, Penna M, Fürst A, Papamichael D, Desai AM, Cascinu S, Gèrard JP, Myint AS, Lemmens VEPP, Berho M, Lawler M, De Liguori Carino N, Potenti F, Nanni O, Altini M, Beets G, Rutten H, Winchester D, Wexner SD, Audisio RA. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 Aug 15. pii: S0748-7983(18)31272-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2018.08.003. [Epub ahead of print]


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