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Speaker’s Biographies

Stuart Lichtman

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.

Laura Lozza

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


Speaker Abstract(s): S31

Andrea Luciani

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.

Speaker Abstract(s): S32, S33

Stefania Maggi

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.