CANCER AND AGING

Special Interest Group

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Co-Chairs: Melissa L. Wong, MD, MAS; Kah Poh (Melissa) Loh, MBBCh,ca BAO; Carolyn Presley, MD, MHS


This interdisciplinary assemblage of geriatric, gerontologic, and oncologic professionals (1) promotes multidisciplinary-centered cancer prevention, assessment, and management of older adults; (2) promotes education and training in geriatric oncology concepts; (3) promotes research in geriatric oncology; (4) facilitates linkages among those organizations and institutions that serve or focus upon geriatric and/or oncologic causes; and (5) champions and advocates for older adults and their families who are impacted by cancer.