Cancer and Aging Working Group


to accelerate understanding of biology, treatment and survivorship issues that face older patients with cancer, and personalize strategies to optimize outcomes.

Friendly doctor and optimistic elder 80s man meeting in office

Meeting agenda items will vary and can include:

  • Recent discoveries
  • Resources available
  • Ongoing and upcoming research studies related to Cancer and Aging
  • Presentations from group members on new research findings, method


For more information about the group, please contact co-chairs Demetra Christou, Ph.D or Stephen Anton, Ph.D.

Demetra Christou

Demetra Christou, Ph.D., FAHA
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology, UF College of Health and Human Performance
Phone: 352-294-1715

Stephen Anton headshot

Stephen Anton, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physiology and Aging, UF College of Medicine
Phone: 352-273-7514