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|SIOG News - archives|
September 15 - The ASCO Post published an article on the SIOG 2015 Annual Conference. More info
September 14 - US News & World Report article on Treating Cancer Differently in Older Patients. More info
September 7 - Riccardo Audisio, past SIOG president will chair a session on ‘Cancer in elderly patients’ at the upcoming Oncopolicy Forum, part of the European Cancer Congress in Vienna, Austria, on Sunday 27th September. More info
September 3 - SIOG will present a joint session with ECCO during ECC 201. More info
August 31 - The ESMO SIOG Cancer in the Senior Patient Handbook is being updated. a few chapters are now available! More info
August 5 - The ASCO Post published an article on "Gynecologic Cancer in the Older Patient: The Activities of the Elderly Working Group of NRG Oncology." More info
July 14 - An article on "Breast cancer warning to older women" was published on the BBC news website. More info
July 2 - The Journal of Geriatric Oncology 2014 Impact Factor is 1.859.
June 11 - Dr KL Cheung, SIOG UK National Representative wrote an article for the blog of the Britisch Geriatics Society. More info
May 31 - Prof Silvio Monfardini received the 2015 B.J. Kennedy Award and Lecture for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology during the ASCO 2015 Conference. More info
May 28 - The ASCO Post published an article on the SIOG Task Forces and Guidelines: "Guidelines for the Treatment of Older Cancer Patients: Task Forces of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology". More info
April 27 - The ASCO Post published an article on Geriatric Oncology untitled: "Preparing for the ‘Silver Tsunami’ and the Impact of an Aging Population on Cancer Care." More info
April 24 - SIOG is looking for an Accounting & Financial Officer - Free lance. More info
March 31 - SIOG 2015 abstracts submission and registration will open on April 13
March 13 - C-KIN is organising its first Annual Conference on 14-15 April 2015 in Brussels to discuss the latest research developments on renal issues in cancer patients. This meeting will include a joint session with SIOG. Register today! Read more
March 12 - The ASCO Post published an article on Geriatric Oncology and SIOG. Read More
March 09 - The latest edition of the European Journal of Cancer Care is devoted to geriatric oncology. More info
March 09 - SIOG members: 21 days left to renew your membership before the grace pediod ends! More info
March 09 - MASCC-ISOO 2015, 25-27 June 2015 Copenhagen, Denmark - Early rate registration deadline: 24 April 2015 - More info
February 4 - The International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) and the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association (CACA) are announcing their collaboration on a special Geriatric Oncology issue on "Advances in treatment of geriatric cancer" to be published in Cancer Biology & Medicine journal on December 30, 2015. Read more
February 2 - The World Cancer Day 2015 campaign will explore how we can implement what we already know in the areas of prevention, early detection, treatment and care. The tagline is: Cancer – Not beyond us. Sign the World Cancer Declaration and help SIOG support the fight against cancer #worldcancerday – Read more
January 6 - ASCO Connection dedicated a cover story entitled "Focus on Geriatric Oncology: ASCO Prepares for an Aging Nation" in their latest issue - Read More
January 5 - SIOG members: renew your membership now! More info
December 19 - The SIOG Head Office will be closed from Saturday 20th December to Monday 05th January 2015.
December 1 - A joint session proposed by the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) will be held on Thursday, December 4, 2014@ the 2014 World Cancer Congress in Melbourne, Australia. Read More
November 10 - SIOG 2014 photos, abstract book... are now available - Read More
November 6 - Read the SIOG Nursing & Allied Health Interest Group report on the SIOG 2014 Conference - Read More
October 30 - The Moffitt Cancer Center published a press release about Dr Martine Extermann: SIOG 2014 Calabresi Award recipient - Read more
October 25 - The SIOG 2014 Calabresi Award was given to Dr Martine Extermann (USA), the SIOG 2014 Nursing & Allied Health Investigator Award was given to Ms Cindy Kenis (Blegium) and the SIOG 2014 Young Investigator Award to Dr MJ Molina-Garrido (Spain).
October 25 - The SIOG 2014 Best Poster award was given to Dr Emilie Ferrat (France) - Predictors of One-Year Mortality in a Prospective Cohort of Elderly Patients with Cancer.
October 20 - A Workshop on Hematology and Aging: Highlighting Novel Science and Developing a Research Agenda will be organised on 5 Dec. 2014 @ the 56th ASH meeting - More info
September 19 - The 2014 SIOG Conference has been granted 14 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). More info
September 09 - Announcement: SIOG 2015 Annual Conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on 12-14 November 2015. More info
August 15 - Interesting article on Medscape: "Every Oncologist Is a Geriatric Oncologist" - More info
August 07 - The Journal of Clinical Oncology has published a special Geriatric Oncology issue which is now online as an early release. More info
August 05 - The Journal of Geriatric Oncology (JGO) has a new impact factor:1.146 (© Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports 2014). More info
August 05 - the Management of prostate cancer in older patients: updated recommendations of a working group of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology has been published in the Lancet Oncology. More info
August 05 - Job Opening: Post-doctoral scientist interested in diagnostic testing in the elderly cancer population - Institut Bergonié - France - More info
July 08 - Applications are open for the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO International Innovation Grant - More info
May 15 - SIOG 2014 Annual Conference: registrations are now open! More info
May 15 - Read the foreword of Dr Aapro in the new edition of US Oncology & Hematology - More info
May 2 - An Advanced Course in Geriatric Oncology will be organised on July 7-12, 2014 - Treviso, Italy under the auspices of SIOG. Programme
March 31 - SIOG 2014 Lisbon - Abstracts Submission is now open! More info
March 29 - SIOG participated at the 10th Oncology Spring Meeting (Portugal). More info
March 24 - ASCO announced its 2014 Special Awards - Dr S. Lichtman, SIOG Treasurer is to receive the B. J. Kennedy Award and Lecture for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology. More info
March 20- the Hospital of Prato (italy) is currently inviting applications for a research fellowship in Geriatric Oncology. More info
March 17 - Congrats to the SIOG Radiotherapy Task Force! Their article: "Review of current best practice and priorities for research in radiation oncology for elderly patients with cancer: the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) task force" has been published by the Annals of Oncology. Read the abstract here
January 20 - New article on SIOG 2013 in ASCO Post "International Society of Geriatric Oncology Meeting Explores Multidisciplinary, Tailored Treatment of Older Patients With Cancer" - Read more
January 10 - SIOG Members: Don't forget to renew your membership now! More info
January 10 - 1st Journée Interrégionale d’oncogériatrie Rhône-Alpes Auvergne will be organised in St Etienne, France on 21 March 2014. Website
December 19 - The EORTC Cancer in the Elderly Task Force active on multiple fronts. Read more
October 01 - Article "Putting it ot the test" by C. Kenis - OncoPost & OncoPeople (30.09.13)
October 01 - Article "Have we found the Holy Grail?" by H. Wildiers - OncoPost & OncoPeople (30.09.13)
September 13 - Journal of Geriatric Oncology now Indexed by PubMed/MEDLINE More info
September 12 - Final scientific programme now available! More info
August 13 - The Journal of Geriatric Oncology (JGO) has a new impact factor: 1.118 (© Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports 2013). More info
July 31 - Call for nomination - 2013 Paul Calabresi Award - More info
June 21 - SIOG is looking for an Accounting & Financial Officer (Free lance) - More info
June 11 - Be part of the 2013 scientific programme and submit an abstract now! More info
June 03 - SIOG 2013 Scientific programme is now available. More info
May 28 - SIOG slides/presentations from Manchester 2012 are now available to all. More info
May 07 - The Pelican Cancer Foundation will hold a meeting on Optimising treatment of colorectal cancer in older patients at The Ark, Basingstoke, United Kingdom on June 07 2013. Website - More info
April 25 - The APPG (All Party Parliamentary Group) Task Force Meeting will be held on 30 in Westminster, UK. More info
April 22 - SIOG recommendations on Colorectal Cancer in the Elderly. Top experts meet in Paris on April 15. More info
April 22 - Mark your Calendars! One more week before the opening of the 2013 SIOG Copenhagen registrations and abstract submission!
March 07 - COSA’s 40th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held on 12-14 November 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. More info
March 28 - SIOG Members - Only 3 days left to renew your membership before losing your access to the online Journals!
March 15 - Only 8 more days to submit your Session Topics/Proposals for the upcoming 2013 SIOG Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. More info
March 06 - SIOG congratulates Mr Fauja Singh for completing his final race. Read article here. For information, Mr Singh was interviewed during the 12th SIOG Annual Conference in Manchester.
Feb. 11 - the Lancet has published an article : "Ageism and cancer treatment: fallacy not fact"
In italiano - article "Non gettare la spugna, mai" on Silvio Monfardini (Salutesano, La Repubblica)
Pour les membres francophones - les 9e journées nationales EPO-G auront lieu à Paris du 18 au 20 septembre 2013
Para los miembros que hablan español - Expert Consensus Document on the 1st National Meeting of Multidisciplinary Work in Oncogeriatrics held in Barcelona, Spain
Dr Eman S. ElAlfy received the 1st Prize Award for her poster during the BGICC held in Cairo, Egypt on January 17-18 2013.
The SIOG Head Office has a new address as of Jan. 1 2013. For the new address, click here.