University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Geriatric Oncology Symposium

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September 21, 2018, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mission Bay
1450 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94158


Hosted by the UCSF Older Adult Cancer Care (OACC) Program, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Cancer Control Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, and the Division of Geriatrics, this event will highlight geriatric oncology research at UCSF and foster new multidisciplinary collaborations.

> Live stream and recording available for the UCSF community:
   Morning sessions | Afternoon sessions

8:00 am
Welcome and Introductions (Breakfast)
Eric Small, MD, FASCO (Heme/Onc, HDFCCC)
Melisa Wong, MD, MAS (Heme/Onc)
8:30 am
Session 1: Functional status
Rebecca Olin, MD, MS (Heme/Onc)
Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH (Geriatrics)
Melisa Wong, MD, MAS (Heme/Onc)
Panel Discussion - Moderator: Li-Wen Huang, MD (Heme/Onc)
9:25 am
Keynote Address
Arti Hurria, MD (City of Hope, Geriatric Oncology)
10:15 am Coffee break
10:25 am
Session 2: Frailty
Darryl Rolfson, MD, FRCPC (University of Alberta, Geriatrics)
Emily Finlayson, MD, MS, FACS (Surgery)
Panel Discussion - Moderator: Carling Ursem, MD (Heme/Onc)
11:00 am
Session 3: Cognition
Carla Perissinotto, MD, MHS (Geriatrics)
Allison Kaup, PhD (Neuropsychology)
Carolyn Seib, MD, MAS (Endocrine Surgery)
Panel Discussion - Moderator: Natalie Young, MD (Geriatrics, Palliative Medicine)
11:55 am Lunch
12:30 pm
Session 4: Individualized decision making and prognosis
Louise Walter, MD (Geriatrics)
Eleni Linos, MD, DrPH, MPH (Dermatology)
Alex Smith, MD, MPH, MS (Palliative Medicine)
Panel Discussion - Moderator: Ashwin Kotwal (Geriatrics, Palliative Medicine)
1:25 pm
Session 5: Palliative and supportive care
Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, FACP, FAAHPM (Geriatrics, Palliative Medicine)
Chris Miaskowski, RN, PhD, FAAN (Nursing)
Rebecca Sudore, MD (Geriatics, Palliative Medicine)
Panel Discussion - Moderator: Melissa Mazor, RN, PhD (Nursing)
2:20 pm
Wrap up: Geriatric oncology needs assessment, resources, agenda setting


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