The SIOG Advanced Course in Geriatric Oncology is designed for professionals who want to stay at the peak of their expertise. The course is a CME accredited training programme lead by international experts in the field of geriatrics and oncology designed to provide specific skills in assessment, care pathways and therapeutic choices for older patients with cancer. This 2-phase advanced course covers the general principles of cancer treament using case-based discussions in geriatrics for clinical oncologists as well as in clinical oncology for geriatricians.

Course Dates

Phase 1: A 4 day- course in Treviso, Italy from December 15 - 18, 2021

Phase 2: This phase consists in attending the SIOG 2022 Annual Conference.

University Certificate will be provided to participants at the end of phase II on the provison of attendance to Phase I and Phase II of the course.

Educational Objectives

  • Master aspects of cancer medicine for geriatricians
  • Access insights and applications of geriatric principles to clinical oncology
  • Gain a solid understanding of collaboration models between medical oncologists and geriatricians

Course Programme

  • A common module addressed to clinical oncologists and geriatricians
  • Two separate modules each for clinical oncologists and geriatricians
  • Common case presentations and discussions
  • Case selections and their presentations by the course faculty
  • Subdivision of the participants in groups for internal anaylsis of cases for presentations of conclusions and general discussion

The faculty remains present and available for individual discussions and guidance as well as for general supervision for the development of multidisciplinary treatment teams in each participant's institution within one year of completion of the course. It also performs an assessment of the level of activity of the teams within 5 years after the end of the course.


1400 Euros > SIOG Member

1650 Euros > SIOG Non-Member

It includes:

  • Teaching and course documents,
  • Lunches and coffee breaks during the course in Treviso,
  • Welcome lunch and farewell dinner,
  • Slides of the course
  • Registration to SIOG 2022 Annual Conference

Not included in the fees are the travel expenses to the course in Treviso and to the Annual Conference,, hotel accommodation, dinners in Treviso, any lunches and dinners during the Annual Conference and transfers.

Application process:

To complete the application, please fill in the registration form and send the following documents to

1. Motivation letter describing your intended project in the field of Geriatric Oncology within your professional activity

2. Short curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages)

Only completed applications received by the deadline of June 13, 2021 will be considered.


Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Centro Studi Achille e Linda Lorenzon
Viale Guglielmo Oberdan 5
Treviso, Italy

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