19th Conference of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology

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

November 15, 2019 / Friday

08:20 - 08:30

Opening Remarks
Hans Wildiers (BE), SIOG President

08:30 - 09:30

Overview of the Year
Chairs: Tanya Wildes (US), Sukeshi Arora (US)

News in oncology, Ravindran Kanesvaran (SG)
News in geriatrics, Marije Hamaker (NL)
Best of JGO, journal of geriatric oncology, Supriya Mohile (US), Siri Rostoft (NO)

09:30 - 10:30

Short Oral Abstract Presentations
Chairs: Heidi Klepin (US), Kah Poh (Melissa) Loh (MY & US)

O01 Outcomes that matter to patients? The Geriatric Oncology Surgical Assessment and Functional rEcovery after surgery (GOSAFE) study: subgroup analysis of 440 patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery, Nicole Marie Saur (US)
O02 Crafting age friendly cancer care: A model for improvement utilizing the 4 Ms framework across the continuum of an NCI designated cancer center, Cassandra Vonnes (US)
O03 Assessment of the external validity of the NCCN guidelines for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) in a real population of elderly patients aged 70 years and older, Maria Grazia Rodriquenz (IT)
O04 Impact of the external validity of the national comprehensive cancer network and European Society for Medical Oncology guidelines for NSCLC on treatment outcomes in a population of patients aged 80 years and older, Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti (GB)
O05 Factors affecting radiotherapy utilisation in geriatric oncology patients in New South Wales, Australia, Penny L Mackenzie (AU)
O06 Predictive power of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment questionnaires to estimate the risk of early death in elderly cancer patients using Machine Learning, Gabrielle Ribeiro Sena (BR)
O07 Serious adverse events among older patients in the ALTTO trial, Lissandra Dal Lago (BE)
O08 Prostate cancer treatment and the risk of septicemia, Nikita Nikita (US)
O09 Combination of G8 screening tool and hand-grip strength to predict overall survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with stereotactic body radiotherapy, Kristian Kirkelund Bentsen (DK)
O10 Association between frailty and long-term homecare utilization in older adults following cancer surgery: a population-based retrospective cohort study, Tyler R Chesney (CA)
O11 Understanding factors influencing outcomes in older rural breast cancer patients, Kelly Kenzik (US)
O12 Obesity paradox in older cancer patients for middle and long-term mortality: a large prospective multicentre cohort study of 2071 patients, Claudia Martinez Tapia (FR)
O13 Association of LIPI score with immunotherapy outcomes in elderly population, Capucine Baldini (FR)
O14 The prevalence of luminal B subtype is higher in older postmenopausal women with ER+/HER2- breast cancer and is associated with inferior outcomes, Matthew N. Mills (US)
O15 Cytoplasmic cyclin E: an exquisite marker of tumour biology in older women with primary breast cancer, Ruth Mary Parks (GB)

10:30 - 11:00  Poster Viewing & Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00

The Many Faces of Geriatric Assessment
Chairs: Holly Holmes (US), Christopher Steer (AU)

Acute oncology - Geriatric assessment in the emergency department, Thierry Chevalley (CH)
Polypharmacy or mobility assessment in patients with haematological malignancies, Tanya Wildes (US)
Geriatric assessment guided interventions - The role of occupational therapy and allied health, Mackenzi Pergolotti (US)

12:00 - 13:00

Breast Cancer MDT
Chairs: Enrique Soto Perez de Celis (MX), Kwok-Leung Cheung (GB)

Case Presentation 1: HER2+ early breast cancer 
Case Presentation 2: Triple negative early breast cancer
Panelists: Hans Wildiers (BE), Richard Simcock (GB), Ruth Parks (GB), Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti (GB)

13:00 - 14:30  Break for Lunch
14:30 - 15:30

Colorectal Cancer MDT
Chair: Ponnandai Somasundar (US)

Case 1: Rectal cancer
Panelists: Siri Rostoft (NO), Nicole Saur (US), Athanasios Karampeazis (GR), Isacco Montroni (IT), Amy MacKenzie (US)

15:30 - 16:30 SIOG General Assembly
16:30 - 17:00  Poster Viewing & Young SIOG Poster Discussion & Coffee Break
17:00 - 18:30

Special Symposium: 
Research for Older Patients: All-Out Development from Humanities to Trials
by EORTC and INCa  
Chairs: Stuart Lichtman (US), Etienne Brain (FR)

Political commitment, Jérôme Foucaud (FR)
Barriers to participation, Florence Canoui Poitrine (FR)
Investigating elder patients’ experience of cancer: the role of social psychology of health, Myriam Pannard (FR)
Clinical trial eligibility and ASCO act, Stuart Lichtman (US)
Composite/co-primary endpoints and challenges in statistics at EORTC, Antonella Brunello (IT)
Epidemiological research and others CARG actions, Supriya Mohile (US), William Dale (US)
Pharmacology monitoring and DDI, Ginah Nightingale (US)
Asian perspective: the JCOG initiative, Tomonori Mizutani (JP)

18:30 - 19:30 Research on Geriatric Evaluation Symposium
(Joint Symposium with Young SIOG, Nursing/Allied Health, EUGMS)
Chairs: Martine Puts (CA) (NAH), Gábor Liposits (DK) (Young SIOG), Claire Falandry (FR) (EUGMS)

Impact of geriatric assessment on survival, function, and nutritional status in older patients with head and neck cancer: preliminary results of the EGeSOR randomized multicenter controlled trial, Florence Canoui Poitrine (FR)
Geriatric comanagement is associated with reduced 90day postoperative mortality among patients aged 75+ with cancer, Soo Jung Kim (US)
Prehabilitation in preoperative care, Barbara van Munster (NL)
20:00 - 22:30

Networking Dinner
(Further details can be found by clicking HERE)