19th Conference of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology

Integrative oncology – Leaving no one behind / GENEVA Switzerland 14-16 Nov 2019


The accepted posters will be presented as printed posters. All posters will appear on poster boards in the poster area and are available for viewing for participants at all times during the conference.

• All the material necessary for attaching the poster to the poster board is available at the posters’ help desk in the respective poster area.
• Setup time starts at 5 pm on Thursday, November 14, 2019. All posters must be set up at the latest by 6:30pm on same day Thursday, November 14, 2019. Posters have to be taken down or will be removed and tossed at 7:30pm on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
• All poster presenters have assigned certain slots during coffee breaks, during which they are expected to be present at their posters. The schedule as below.
• Poster presenters with odd numbers should be at their poster on November 15, 2019 between 10:30 and 11:00 and on November 16, 2019 between 10:30 and 11:00.
• Poster presenters with even numbers should be at their poster on November 15, 2019 between 16:30 and 17:00 and on November 16, 2019 between 16:30 and 17:00.



• Format of the posters is portrait
• The size of each poster is maximum 110cm in height and 90 cm in width 
• A clear, simple and uncluttered arrangement is the most attractive and the easiest to read
• Abstract title, author(s) and affiliation(s) should appear on top of the poster
• The title should be approximately 3in (7cm) high
• All text should be legible from a distance of approximately 5ft (1.50m). Type size should be at least 24 point, in bold style. The typeface chosen should be a simple and clear one (e.g. Helvetica or Arial)
• Colour should be used sparingly, to provide contrast
• Illustrations should be simple and eye-catching, with unnecessary detail left out. If possible, convert tables to graphic displays. Pie charts can be used to show parts of a whole, line graphs can be used to show trends or changing relationships, and bar graphs can be used to show volumes
• Photos should be enlarged enough to show relevant details



To see the posters presented at SIOG 2019 please click here



Date:    Thursday, November 14, 2019

Time:    19:00 - 20:00

Location:   Posters’ area

Check out the best prospective and innovative studies for five prechosen NAH SIOG members. The discussion will be moderated by Kristen Haase and Schroder Sattar.

Poster number

Presenting time

Presenting author

Poster title


19:00 - 19:12

Eva Culakova

Patient-reported symptom burden and association of geriatric assessment (GA) impairments with the symptom burden in older adults with advanced cancer receiving systemic treatment


19:12 - 19:24

Kumud Kantilal

A survey of the prevalence of long-term systemic anticancer treatment side effects and satisfaction with care in older people living with and beyond cancer


19:24 - 19:36

Meagan Oneill

Benefits of Physical Activity on Reducing Cancer-Related Fatigue for Older Men with Prostate Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial


19:36 - 19:48

Soo Jung Kim

Geriatric Nursing Education in a Comprehensive Cancer Center


19:48 - 20:00

Cassandra Vonnes

Physiological, pharmacological and environmental factors implicated falling in geriatric oncology inpatients: A case control study in a major cancer center



Date:    Friday, November 15, 2019

Time:    16:30-17:00

Location:   Posters’ area 

Check out the best prospective and innovative studies for three prechosen young SIOG members. The discussion will be led by Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, Melissa Loh, Enrique Soto Perez de Celis and Nienke De Glas.

Poster number

Presenting author

Poster title


Darshit Arunbhai Thaker

Our experience of Nursing/Allied Health practitioner led geriatric screening and assessment of elderly oncology patients – A highly accessible model of care


Naser M Kh M S Alqurini

Comorbidity levels impact chemotherapy treatment in older adults with cancer


Wing Lok Chan

Prospective evaluation of the G8 screening tool for predicting treatment-related toxicities in Chinese elderly cancer patients