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Interviews and highlights from the 2016 SIOG meeting.

SIOG 2016 ecancer

    • Health & Fitness

Interviews and highlights from the 2016 SIOG meeting.

    • video
    Abiraterone vs docetaxel for metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer

    Abiraterone vs docetaxel for metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer

    Dr Alibhai speaks with ecancertv at SIOG 2016 about the experience of men receiving abiraterone or docetaxel for the treatment of metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer.

    He discusses how the efficacy was similar to prior published studies, and how toxicities were slightly greater.

    • 1 min
    • video
    Geriatric assessment: next big challenges

    Geriatric assessment: next big challenges

    Dr Hamaker speaks with ecancertv at SIOG 2016 about the next big challenges with geriatric assessments.

    The challenges include the processes of how patients should be assessed, alongside the issues of time consumption for the oncologist.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Distress among older cancer patients

    Distress among older cancer patients

    Dr Shahrokni speaks with ecancertv at SIOG 2016 about his study looking at the prevalence and factors associated with high level of distress among older cancer patients undergoing surgery.

    • 4 min
    • video
    The successes of SIOG and geriatric patient advocacy

    The successes of SIOG and geriatric patient advocacy

    Dr Brain speaks with ecancertv at SIOG 2016 about SIOG & GIOGer (Geriatric oncology in Italy: the GIOGer experience), the successes and highlights of SIOG, geriatric patient advocacy and the importance of working collaboratively to combat cancer.

    • 5 min
    • video
    Supportive and palliative care: Exercise for prostate cancer patients

    Supportive and palliative care: Exercise for prostate cancer patients

    Dr Alibhai speaks with ecancertv at SIOG 2016 about supportive and palliative care for patients with prostate cancer.

    He discusses the phase II randomised control trial (RCT) of three exercise delivery methods in older men with prostate cancer on androgen deprivation therapy.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Advancements in the field of geriatric oncology

    Advancements in the field of geriatric oncology

    Dr Lichtman speaks with ecancertv at SIOG 2016 about the presentation on the advancements in the field of geriatric oncology.

    Dr Lichtman discusses the issues surrounding immunotherapy and targeted treatments, as well as issues regarding surgical oncology for elderly cancer patients.

    • 5 min

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