Mary Jones Hudson and Thomas Hudson 2018 Geriatric Oncology Symposium: Personalized Care Through Research

UNC Lineberger's annual geriatric oncology research symposium will be held at the Rizzo Center on Friday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. A pre-conference symposium takes place 9:30-11 a.m.

When Nov 30, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM (EST / UTC-500)
Where Paul J. Rizzo Center, 150 DuBose Home Lane, Chapel Hill, NC
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Contact Phone 919-966-0509
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** Conference registration is available onsite.**

Pre-Conference Workshop

Creating a database customized to your research interests and clinical practice – start with the GA and go from there

Chairs: Grant Williams, MD, Allison Deal, MS, and Tucker Brenizer
9:30 a.m.Advantages and challenges of building your own research databaseGrant Williams, MD
9:45 a.m.Building a database incorporating the GA – large and small Geriatric Oncology databasesAllison Deal, MS, and Tucker Brenizer
10 a.m.Roundtable discussionAndrew Smitherman, MD, MSc, and Kirsten Nyrop, PhD
11 a.m.OverviewTrevor Jolly, MD, and Hyman Muss, MD
11:10 a.m. Welcome Shelley Earp, MD
11:15 a.m. Strategies to integrate palliative care for older adults with cancer Gary Winzelberg, MD MPH
11:40 a.m. Leveraging clinical trials and real-world data to inform evidence-based cancer care: opportunities in geriatric oncology Katie Reeder Hayes, MD
12:05 p.m. Phase I Clinical Trials in the elderly: An overview of the literature Juneko Grilley-Olson, MD
12:30 p.m. Lunch and networking
1 p.m. A Tribute to Arti Hurria, MD:  Implementing the Vision for Geriatric Oncology
2 p.m. Investigating a biomarker of aging in the pediatric oncology population Andrew Smitherman, MD, MSc
2:25 p.m. Pre-chemotherapy cognitive screening in chemotherapy naive patients with breast cancer Zev Nakamura, MD
2:50 p.m. CardioOncology: Special considerations in treating older women with breast cancer Gretchen Kimmick, MD
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Secondary analyses from NRG and Alliance

Noam VanderWalde, MD

3:55 p.m.

Accelerated sarcopenia in older adults with a cancer diagnosis

Grant Williams, MD
4:20 p.m. Biomarker of aging p16INK4a: Progress and pitfalls Hyman Muss, MD, and Natalia Mitin, PhD
4:50 p.m. Closing comments and wrap up