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2019 Geriatric Oncology Symposium: Cancer and Aging Research at Forefront

November 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration for this event closed Nov. 14, 2019


Pre-Conference Workshop: 9:30 – 11 a.m.

9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Kristen Nyrop, PhD
9:45 a.m. LCCC 0916 Carolina Senior Roundtable Discussions
Patty Spears

Geriatric Oncology Symposium: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

11 a.m. Introduction
Trevor Jolly, MD, Hyman Muss, MD, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD
11:05 a.m. Welcome
H. Shelton Earp, MD

Session I: Sarcopenia, P16 function

11:15 a.m. Sarcopenia and Cancer in Aging
Grant Williams, MD
11:35 a.m. Measuring Sarcopenia Using CT Scans
Gabriel Aleixo, MD
11:55 a.m. P16, Chemotherapy & Biological Aging
Hyman Muss, MD
12:15 p.m. Effects of treatment in aging in Adolescents and Young Adults
Andrew Smitherman, MD, MSc
12:35 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Improving Care Delivery for Older Patients with Cancer and their Caregivers
Supriya G. Mohile, MD, MS

Session II: Symptoms and Supportive Care

2:30 p.m. Cognition in Older Adults with Cancer
Zev Nakamura, MD
2:50 p.m. PRO Measurement in Patients with Cognitive Impairment
Antonia Bennett, PhD
3:10 p.m. Physiological Measures in Exercise Oncology
Jordan Lee, PhD
3:30 p.m. Social Support and Isolation in Older Adults
Marjory Charlot, MD, MPH, MSc
3:50 p.m. Snack Break

Session III: Novel Directions in Geriatric Oncology

4:05 p.m. Perioperative Evaluation of the Older Cancer Patient
Raphael Louie, MD
4:25 p.m. Clonal Hematopoiesis, P13 And Myelosuppression
Catherine Combs, MD
4:55 p.m. Closing Comments



November 22, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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