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SIOG Working Groups

Currently SIOG has two working groups:

 

ESMO/SIOG Cancer in the Elderly Working Group

         

The goal of the joint Working Group on Cancer in the Elderly is to promote education in cancer topics specific to this population. The Cancer in the Elderly Working Group is a joint venture between ESMO and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) created in 2019.

Activities and responsibilities

  • To improve management of the elderly cancer patients
  • To better educate oncology professionals in issues related to elderly cancer patients
  • To raise awareness on specific needs and requirements related to the management of the elderly patients with cancer

Chairs

Committee Members

Experts Reports/Works

 

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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

July 2020 - The following guidelines "Adapting care for older cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recommendations from the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) COVID-19 Working Group" was published in the Journal of Geriatric Oncology (JGO).

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
Giuseppe Colloca, Italy
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
Enrique Soto, Mexico
Reinhard Stauder, Austria
Hans Wildiers, Belgium
Grant Williams, USA

Experts Reports/Works

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