Rapid population aging, increasing life expectancy, and the rising incidence of cancer with age is driving a dramatic increase in the number of US individuals aged 65+ being diagnosed with cancer. This symposium will delve into current transdisciplinary research in cancer and aging, bringing together scientists and advocates from around the nation working to accelerate work in this field.
Assistant Member, Cancer Epidemiology/Malignant Hematology, Moffitt Cancer Center
Featuring 30min presentations (45 min Keynote), and a Q&A/ Speaker Panel at the end.
|1:00PM – 1:15PM||Welcome by Dejana Braithwaite, Ph.D. & Jonathan Licht, MD|
|1:15PM – 1:45PM||James DeGregori, Ph.D.: Aging, Somatic Evolution, and Cancer — the Inexorable Link.|
|1:45PM – 2:30PM||KEYNOTE: Nancy Gillis, Pharm.D., Ph.D.: Title TBA|
|2:30PM – 2:40PM||Break|
|2:40PM – 3:10PM||Melisa Wong, M.D., M.A.S.: Expanding the Definition of Cancer Treatment Toxicity for Older Adults|
|3:10PM – 3:40PM||Supriya Mohile, M.D.: Improving Care Delivery and Outcomes for Older Patients with Advanced Cancer and their Caregivers|
|3:40PM – 4:10PM||Daohong Zhou, M.D.: Title TBA|
|4:10PM – 4:45PM||Q&A and Speaker Panel|
|4:45PM – 5:00PM||Closing Thoughts|
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