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June 06, 2019 - SIOG Science & Education Committee member, Elisabeth Quoix honored with 2019 B.J. Kennedy Award

Elisabeth Quoix, MD, is a professor of pneumonology in the Department of Chest Diseases of the University Hospital of Strasbourg, France and a member of the SIOG Science & Education Committee. Her clinical work focuses on the diagnosis and management of lung cancer. She is currently involved as an investigator or coordinator in several trials investigating treatment strategies in lung cancer with a special focus on elderly patients, as well as in early-phase trials of novel agents for lung cancer. She is also involved in epidemiological studies of the implementation of state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment techniques among the general population of patients with lung cancer.

This award was created in 2007 in honor of B.J. Kennedy, MD. This award and lectureship recognizes an ASCO member who has made outstanding contributions to the research, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in the elderly, and in bringing an understanding of geriatric oncology to fellows and junior faculty.