Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Commack, NY, USA
At the 2016 Annual Meeting I will become President of SIOG. I am a medical oncologist and member of the Gynecologic
Oncology Disease Management Team at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and participate in the 65+ Clinical
Geriatrics Program. I primarily treat gynecologic cancers but also see solid-tumor patients with melanoma and sarcoma.
My main research interest is in the treatment and evaluation of older cancer patients. I am involved in a number of
research organizations including the Elderly Taskforce of the Gynecologic Oncology Group and the Cancer in the Elderly
committee of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. I have been on the Board of Directors and served as Treasurer
of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) since 2010 and have participated in multiple taskforces
(Chemotherapy, Geriatric Assessment, Renal Dysfunction, Lymphoma, and Oral Chemotherapy) and as the US National
Representative and Scientific Chair of the 2011 annual meeting. I also serve on the editorial board of the Journal of
Geriatric Oncology, External Advisory Board of the University of Iowa Cancer Center, Governing Board Cancer, and
the Kidney International Network. As a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), I have been on
the Clinical Practice Committee and Scientific Program Committee and currently am in the Geriatric Oncology Special
Interest Group, Modernizing Clinical Trial Eligibility Taskforce, Guidelines Committee, Education Committee, faculty
of the ASCO/AACR Vail Clinical Trials Workshop and Associate Editor for Geriatric Oncology of the ASCO Post. I have
been a guest editor for the Journal of Clinical Oncology on a special edition devoted to geriatric oncology in 2007 and
2014. Also in 2014, I received the ASCO BJ Kennedy Award for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology.
Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Radiation Oncology 1, Milano, Italy
Laura Lozza is Responsible of the Radiotherapy of Breast Tumors Unit in the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei
Tumori, Milano Italy.
She was born in Milan, where she lives.
After graduating fromMedical school at the Università degli Studi of Milano in 1985, she was board certified in Radiology
and Radiotherapy at the Università degli Studi of Milano in 1989.
Her clinical and research experience include breast tumors and adult soft tissues sarcoma radiation treatments and the
palliative radiotherapy of metastatic cancer.
In 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013 she was active collaborator in the drafting of the AIRO Standard reference for the
irradiation of breast cancer.
Author and co-author of book chapters and publications in national and international journal and of papers at conferences.
Invited speaker at international conferences and courses.
Teacher at refresher courses for continuing education in collaboration with AIRO (Italian Association of Radiation
Oncology), residential courses of the Italian School of Senology and European School of Oncology, teacher at Master
of oncoplastic surgery, at the School of Specialization in Oncology and Postgraduate School of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation of the University of Milan
Collaborator in the Research Project aims of the Italian Ministry of Health “Quality Indicators in Radiotherapy”.
Adjunct Professor at the School of Specialization in Radiation Therapy, of the Università degli Studi of Milano since
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Ospedale S. Paolo, Medical Oncology, Milan, Italy
Andrea Luciani graduated in Medicine and Surgey at University of Milan. After the fellowship in medical oncology he
spent some months in Senior Adult Oncology Group at Moffit Cancer Center, Florida US. When he returned to Italy
he took the postdoctoral degree in Pharmacology and Metabolic disease. He is now an assistant physician in medical
oncology department at S. Paolo University Hospital in Milan. He is the chairman of EORTC Cancer in the Elderly Task
Force and the National Representative for Italy at International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG). He has been the
scientific secretary of the AIOM guidelines on elderly cancer patients from 2012 until present. His main interests are
cancer in the elderly, with a special focus on lung and genitourinary cancer.
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CNR, Medicine, Aging Branch, Padua, Italy
Dr. Maggi is a Geriatrician and Epidemiologist with expertise in both areas of Clinical Geriatrics and Epidemiology of
Aging. Her research focuses on the epidemiology of aging and on the analysis of the impact that the aged population has
on the health care and social systems.
She is a Board-Certified Geriatrician (University of Padua, Italy) and also obtained a Master in Public Health in
Epidemiology in 1987 and completed a two-year Post-Doctoral Training in Epidemiology, both at the Johns Hopkins
University, in Baltimore, MD, USA. Dr. Maggi was the Coordinator of the Program for Research on Aging of WHO, from
1990 to 1993, based at NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA.