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Shane O'Hanlon

Dr Shane O'Hanlon is a Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine at St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin. He previously worked with the Macmillan funded project Comprehensive Care for Older People with Cancer at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. He is a faculty member of the Irish Geriatric Oncology meeting and teaches regularly on geriatric oncology for multidisciplinary staff. He has been an invited speaker at geriatric oncology meetings in several countries. He is the Honorary Secretary of the British Geriatrics Society.

 

 

Anne Horgan

Anne Horgan is a medical oncologist based in University Hospital Waterford, South East Cancer Centre, Ireland. She graduated from University College Cork, completed her medical oncology specialist training in Ireland then undertook a fellowship in the Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto, Canada. Her fellowship research was centred on GI malignancies and geriatric oncology and she has numerous peer reviewed publications on these topics. She took up her consultant post in Ireland in 2011. Her clinical practice covers GI malignancies, and she established the GOAL (Geriatric Oncology Assessment and Liaison) clinic which runs on a weekly basis. She is a member of Cancer Trials Ireland,  is chair of the Irish Geriatric Oncology Meeting and National Representative for the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG).

IGO Meeting 2016 - Report
After the success of the inaugural 2015 meeting, the 2nd Irish Geriatric Oncology Meeting was held on 9th April 2016 in Dublin with over 100 delegates registered at this year’s meeting. This meeting was organised by a team of specialists, led by Dr. Anne Horgan, Consultant Medical Oncologist at University Hospital Waterford and SIOG National Representative for Ireland. The programme committee for this year’s meeting included Anita O’Donovan, current Chair of the Membership and National Representative committee, Dr. George Pope, Dr. Miriam O’Connor, and Dr. Pat Barry. Read more