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2021 UNC Geriatric Oncology Symposium: Cancer and Aging

November 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

11:00 am    Welcome

Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD – Professor & Chief, Geriatrics, UNC School of Medicine

Hyman Muss, MD – Professor, Oncology, UNC School of Medicine; Director, Geriatric Oncology Program, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Trevor Jolly, MD – Assistant Professor, Oncology, UNC School of Medicine

11:10 am   Session I: Treatment Adherence and Side Effects

Moderator: Hyman Muss, MD – Professor, Oncology, UNC School of Medicine; Director, Geriatric Oncology Program, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Self-directed walking intervention in women with metastatic breast cancer

Shlomit Shachar, MD – Medical Oncologist, Sourasky-Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel

Timing of chemotherapy in patients with non-metastatic breast cancer: A closer look

Moriah Forster, MD – Internal Medicine Resident, PGY-3, UNC School of Medicine

Quantifying and visualizing cancer therapy delivery using longitudinal cumulative dose

Jennifer Lund, MD – Associate Professor, Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Michael Webster-Clark, PharmD, PhD – Post-Doctoral Fellow, McGill University

 

Adverse events and side effects 2-5 years post-chemotherapy in women with non-metastatic breast cancer

Jessica Alfonzo, BS – Medical Student, UNC School of Medicine

Cognitive function in adults with plasma cell disorders 

Zev Nakamura, MD – Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine

 

12:30 pm    Session II: UNC-Geriatric Oncology T32 Fellows

Moderator Maureen Dale, MD – Associate Professor, Geriatrics, UNC School of Medicine

Time spent at home among older adults following diagnosis of AML

Chris Jensen, MD – Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, UNC School of Medicine; AHRQ Post-Doctoral Fellow, Sheps Center for Health Services Research


Body composition and treatment toxicity in serous endometrial cancer

Lindsey Buckingham, MD – Fellow, Gynecologic Oncology, UNC School of Medicine

LCCC  2104: comparison of adjuvant monotherapy with endocrine therapy or accelerated partial breast irradiation following lumpectomy for low risk breast cancer patients over age 65 (CAMERAN)

Ryan Morse, MD – Internal Medicine Resident, PGY-3, UNC School of Medicine

 

1:15 pm    Session III: Care of Older Patients with Cancer

Moderator: Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD – Professor & Chief, Geriatrics, UNC School of Medicine

Transitioning Care: Perspectives of Older Women with Early Breast Cancer on Current Telemedicine Modalities

Caroline Buse, BA – Medical Student, UNC School of Medicine

Impact of Symptoms, Functional Status and Patient Provider Communication on Treatment Decisions in Older Adults with Advance Integrating geriatric assessment into routine oncology care

Grant Williams, MD, MSPH – Assistant Professor, Hematology/Oncology, Heersink School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

2:00 pm    Session IV: Body Composition

Moderator: Kirsten Nyrop, PhD – Associate Professor, Oncology, UNC School of Medicine

Patient-reported symptoms during chemotherapy – older compared to younger women with early breast c Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) for the detection of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity in patients with early breast cancer

Gabriel Aleixo, MD – 2nd year Internal Medicine Resident, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Focus group discussions about weight and weight management in a diverse sample of women with EBC and obesity

Erin O’Hare, MS, RD – Study Coordinator, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

2:35 pm    Session V: Residents and Fellows

Moderator: Alice Ma, MD – Professor, Hematology, UNC School of Medicine

Serial geriatric assessment in an AML drug trial

Justin Woods, MD – Internal Medicine Resident, UNC School of Medicine

Emergency department visits and hospitalizations in older women treated for early stage breast cancer

Dillon Cockrell, MD – Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, UNC School of Medicine

 

3:15 pm    Session VI: Mini-Symposium on Biomarkers of Aging – p16INK4a

Moderator: Hyman Muss, MD – Professor, Oncology, UNC School of Medicine; Director, Geriatric Oncology Program, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Using p16 to assess risk and severity of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

Natalia Mitin, PhD – President, Sapere Bio Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC

An assessment of p16INK4a expression in people with sickle cell disease

Samuel Wilson, MD – Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of North Carolina

Association of walking with p16 in women undergoing chemotherapy for early breast cancer

Maria Kammire, BS – 2nd year Medical Student, UNC School of Medicine

Targeting senescence in cancer and aging

Mina Sedrak, MD, MS – Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, City of Hope, Duarte, CA

 

4:15 pm    Session VII: Social Determinants of Health Research

Moderator: Trevor Jolly, MD – Assistant Professor, Oncology, UNC School of Medicine

Social factors, physical function, and the older adult with hematological cancer

Shakira Grant, MD – Assistant Professor – Hematology & Geriatrics, UNC School of Medicine

 

Disaggregation of the Hispanic Group: Implications for the Aging Cancer Community

Fernando Diaz, MD – Fellow, T32 Cancer Health Disparities Postdoctoral Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, UNC School of Medicine

 

4:40 pm    Closing Comments

 

5:00 pm    End

Details

Date:
November 19
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1ft428D-T5WpSR93wPradA

Other

Contact Name
Melissa Mack
Contact Email/Phone
emstroud@med.unc.edu

Venue

Virtual