2nd Athens Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Geriatric Oncology

Oncology Meeting Resources

05 Mar - 07 Mar, Athens, Greece

This event aimed to provide an international forum for discussion of current and emerging concepts in the management of cancer in senior adult patients.

On this page, ESMO members may view the slides of presentations given at the 2nd Athens Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Geriatric Oncology to the extent the presenters have consented to release their contribution or a slightly modified version thereof. Please note that the publication of these presentations is a courtesy of the originating authors and is for personal educational purposes only.

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Presenter Presentation title Session title
V. Girre Social, ethical and cultural aspects of cancer in the elderly Epidemiology and special issues
G. Zulian The caregiver Epidemiology and special issues
H. Petridou What we learned and we can learn from cancer epidemiology in the elderly Epidemiology and special issues
M. Extermann SIOG: The priorities The Oncology societies perspective
S. Lichtman ASCO: The USA perspective The Oncology societies perspective
L. Balducci The evolution of geriatric oncology. What we know, don’t know, and do Welcome Lecture
I. Athanasiadis Interface of ageing and cancer Biology of Ageing and Cancer
D. Kardamakis Gliomas Radiotherapy in the elderly
D. Andreopoulos Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy in the elderly
M. Extermann Assessment tools in clinical practice and trials Clinical research in geriatric oncology
H. Wildiers Design of clinical trials in the elderly Clinical research in geriatric oncology
D. Bafaloukos Metastatic Melanoma: State of the art treatment Novel Treatments in older patients
U. Basso Metastatic Prostate Cancer: State of the art treatment Novel Treatments in older patients
H. Wasan Emerging treatments in upper GI cancer Novel Treatments in older patients
L. Balducci The complexity of decision making The Minotaurous and the Labyrinth