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SIOG COVID-19 Working Group

The goal of the COVID-19 Working Group is to provide guidance for the management of cancer in older adults in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and to facilitate the conduct of research on this topic.

Activities and responsibilities

  • To provide guidance to healthcare professionals on the management of older patients with cancer in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • To issue advice on the prioritisation of anticancer treatments
  • To raise awareness on the challenges of managing cancer in older adults in the context of the outbreak
  • To generate opportunities for conducting research on these topics

Experts involved in this project

Co-Chairs:
Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, UK
Anna Mislang, Australia

Members:
Riccardo Audisio, Sweden
Mahmood Alam, Australia
Etienne Brain, France
Clarito Cairo Jr, Philippines
Kwok Leung Cheung, UK
Lisa Cooper, USA
Luiz Antonio Gil Jr, Brazil
Regina Gironés Sarrió, Spain
Michael Jaklitsch, USA
Kumud Kantilal, UK
Stuart Lichtman, USA
Anita O'Donovan, Ireland
Shane O'Hanlon, Ireland
Chiara Russo, France
Schroder Sattar, Canada
Enrique Soto, Mexico
Reinhard Stauder, Austria
Hans Wildiers, Belgium
Grant Williams, USA