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Recent Publications by Members of the Geriatrics Study Group


Fractures frequently occur in older cancer patients: the MD Anderson Cancer Center experience. Edwards BJ, Sun M, Zhang X, Holmes HM, Song J, Khalil P, Karuturi M, Shah JB, Dinney CP, Gagel RF, Valero V, Champlin RE, Tripathy D, Murphy WA Jr. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Role of Geriatric Oncologists in Optimizing Care of Urological Oncology Patients. Droz JP, Boyle H, Albrand G, Mottet N, Puts M. Eur Urol Focus. 2017 Oct;3(4-5):385-394.

The Senior Toronto Oncology Panel (STOP) Study: Research Participation for Older Adults With Cancer and Caregivers. Puts MTE, Sattar S, Fossat T, Fitch MI, Macdonald GJ, Hsu T, Szumacher E, Stephens DA, Robinson J, Macdonald D, Choate AS, Pitters E, Liu B, Jeffs L, McGilton KS, Alibhai SMH. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Oct;15(10):1208-1215. 

Risk factors for falls in older patients with cancer. Zhang X, Sun M, Liu S, Leung CH, Pang L, Popat UR, Champlin R, Holmes HM, Valero V, Dinney CP, Tripathy D, Edwards BJ. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Mar;8(1):34-37.

Malnutrition in older patients with cancer: Appraisal of the Mini Nutritional Assessment, weight loss, and body mass index. Zhang X, Sun M, McKoy JM, Bhulani NNA, Valero V, Barcenas CH, Popat UR, Sri MK, Shah JB, Dinney CP, Hedberg AM, Champlin R, Tripathy D, Holmes HM, Stroehlein JR, Edwards BJ. J Geriatr Oncol. 2018 Jan;9(1):81-83.

A randomized phase II trial of geriatric assessment and management for older cancer patients. Puts MTE, Sattar S, Kulik M, MacDonald ME, McWatters K, Lee K, Brennenstuhl S, Jang R, Amir E, Krzyzanowska MK, Joshua AM, Monette J, Wan-Chow-Wah D, Alibhai SMH. Support Care Cancer. 2018 Jan;26(1):109-117.

National Survey Among Radiation Oncology Residents Related to Their Needs in Geriatric Oncology. Leifer R, Bristow B, Puts M, Alibhai S, Cao X, Millar BA, Giuliani M, Hsu T, Trudeau M, Mehta R, Menjak I, Norris M, Liu B, Gallant F, Szumacher E. J Cancer Educ. 2017 Jun 24. doi: 10.1007/s13187-017-1244-1.

Global geriatric oncology: Achievements and challenges. Soto-Perez-de-Celis E, de Glas NA, Hsu T, Kanesvaran R, Steer C, Navarrete-Reyes AP, Battisti NML, Chavarri-Guerra Y, O'Donovan A, Avila-Funes JA, Hurria A. J Geriatr Oncol. 2017 Sep;8(5) 374-386.

Patient engagement in research with older adults with cancer. Puts MTE, Sattar S, Ghodraty-Jabloo V, Hsu T, Fitch M, Szumacher E, Ayala AP, Alibhai SMH. J Geriatr Oncol. 2017 Nov;8(6):391-396.

Adherence to oral cancer therapy in older adults: The International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) taskforce recommendations. Mislang AR, Wildes TM, Kanesvaran R, Baldini C, Holmes HM, Nightingale G, Coolbrandt A, Biganzoli L. Cancer Treat Rev. 2017 Jun;57:58-66.

Radiopharmaceuticals in the elderly cancer patient: Practical considerations, with a focus on prostate cancer therapy: A position paper from the International Society of Geriatric Oncology Task Force. Prior JO, Gillessen S, Wirth M, Dale W, Aapro M, Oyen WJG. Eur J Cancer. 2017 May;77:127-139. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2017.01.030. Epub 2017 Apr 7.  Free Article

Management of Prostate Cancer in Elderly Patients: Recommendations of a Task Force of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology. Droz JP, Albrand G, Gillessen S, Hughes S, Mottet N, Oudard S, Payne H, Puts M, Zulian G, Balducci L, Aapro M. Eur Urol. 2017 Oct;72(4):521-531. 

Chemotherapy treatment decision-making experiences of older adults with cancer, their family members, oncologists and family physicians: a mixed methods study. Puts MT, Sattar S, McWatters K, Lee K, Kulik M, MacDonald ME, Jang R, Amir E, Krzyzanowska MK, Leighl N, Fitch M, Joshua AM, Warde P, Tourangeau AE, Alibhai SM. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Mar;25(3):879-886. Free PMC Articl

Chemotherapy-induced (febrile) neutropenia prophylaxis with biosimilar filgrastim in elderly versus non-elderly cancer patients: Patterns, outcomes, and determinants (MONITOR-GCSF study). Aapro M, Bokemeyer C, Ludwig H, Gascón P, Boccadoro M, Denhaerynck K, Gorray M, Krendyukov A, MacDonald K, Abraham I. J Geriatr Oncol. 2017 Mar;8(2):86-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2016.09.006. Epub 2016 Nov 6. Free Article

Management of Cancer in the Older Age Person: An Approach to Complex Medical Decisions. Vallet-Regí M, Manzano M, Rodriguez-Mañas L, Checa López M, Aapro M, Balducci L. Oncologist. 2017 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Geriatric factors and outcomes in metastatic colorectal cancer. Papamichael D, Aapro M.Eur J Cancer. 2017 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Management of Prostate Cancer in Elderly Patients: Recommendations of a Task Force of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology. Droz JP, Albrand G, Gillessen S, Hughes S, Mottet N, Oudard S, Payne H, Puts M, Zulian G, Balducci L, Aapro M. Eur Urol. 2017 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Chemotherapy treatment decision-making experiences of older adults with cancer, their family members, oncologists and family physicians: a mixed methods study. Puts MT, Sattar S, McWatters K, Lee K, Kulik M, MacDonald ME et al. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Mar;25(3):879-886. Free PMC Article.

Bone health in the elderly cancer patient: A SIOG position paper. Body JJ, Terpos E, Tombal B, Hadji P, Arif A, Young A, Aapro M, Coleman R. Cancer Treat Rev. 2016 Dec;51:46-53.

Chemotherapy-induced (febrile) neutropenia prophylaxis with biosimilar filgrastim in elderly versus non-elderly cancer patients: Patterns, outcomes, and determinants (MONITOR-GCSF study). Aapro M, Bokemeyer C, Ludwig H, Gascón P, Boccadoro M, Denhaerynck K, Gorray M, Krendyukov A, MacDonald K, Abraham I. J Geriatr Oncol. 2016 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]  Free Article.

Incorporating Geriatric Medicine Providers into the Care of the Older Adult with Cancer. Magnuson A, Canin B, van Londen GJ, Edwards B, Bakalarski P, Parker I. Curr Oncol Rep. 2016 Nov;18(11):65.

Polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medication use in geriatric oncology. Sharma M, Loh KP, Nightingale G, Mohile SG, Holmes HM. J Geriatr Oncol. 2016 Sep;7(5):346-53.

Falls in older adults with cancer: a systematic review of prevalence, injurious falls, and impact on cancer treatment. Sattar S, Alibhai SM, Spoelstra SL, Fazelzad R, Puts MT. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Oct;24(10):4459-69.

Supportive Care in Older Adults with Cancer: Across the Continuum. Koll T, Pergolotti M, Holmes HM, Pieters HC, van Londen GJ, Marcum ZA, MacKenzie AR, Steer CB. Curr Oncol Rep. 2016 Aug;18(8):51.

Geriatric assessment with management in cancer care: Current evidence and potential mechanisms for future research. Magnuson A, Allore H, Cohen HJ, Mohile SG, Williams GR, Chapman A et al. J Geriatr Oncol. 2016 Jul;7(4):242-8.

Supportive care in older adults with cancer - An update of research in 2015. Steer CB. J Geriatr Oncol. 2016 Sep;7(5):397-403.

A Research Agenda for Gero-Oncology Nursing. Van Cleave JH, Kenis C, Sattar S, Jabloo VG, Ayala AP, Puts M.Semin Oncol Nurs. 2016 Feb;32(1):55-64.

The Evolution of Gero-Oncology Nursing. Bond SM, Bryant AL, Puts M. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2016 Feb;32(1):3-15. Free PMC Article

Trends in gynecologic cancer among elderly women in Denmark, 1980-2012. Ør Knudsen A, Schledermann D, Nyvang GB, Mogensen O, Herrstedt J; Academy of Geriatric Cancer Research (AgeCare). Acta Oncol. 2016;55 Suppl 1:65-73.

Trends in cancer in the elderly population in Denmark, 1980-2012. Ewertz M, Christensen K, Engholm G, Kejs AM, Lund L, Matzen LE, Pfeiffer P, Storm HH, Herrstedt J; Academy of Geriatric Cancer Research (AgeCare). Acta Oncol. 2016;55 Suppl 1:1-6.

Geriatric assessment for oncologists. Korc-Grodzicki B, Holmes HM, Shahrokni A. Cancer Biol Med. 2015 Dec;12(4):261-74. Free PMC Article.

Surgical geriatric oncology: It is time for interventions. Puts M, Alibhai SM. J Geriatr Oncol. 2015 Sep;6(5):341-3.

Oral single-agent chemotherapy in older patients with solid tumours: A position paper from the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG). Biganzoli, L, Lichtman, S, Michel, J-P, Papamichael D, Quoix E, Walko C, Aapro M. Eur J Cancer. 2015 Sep [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Approach to therapy of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the elderly: the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) expert position commentary. Morrison VA, Hamlin P, Soubeyran P, Stauder R, Wadhwa P, Aapro M, Lichtman SM.  Ann Oncol. 2015 Jun;26(6):1058-68.

Geriatric assessment of older patients with cancer in Australia--a multicentre audit. Lakhanpal R, Yoong J, Joshi S, Yip D, Mileshkin L, Marx GM et al.  J Geriatr Oncol. 2015 May;6(3):185-93.

An interprofessionally developed geriatric oncology curriculum for hematology-oncology fellows. Eid A, Hughes C, Karuturi M, Reyes C, Yorio J, Holmes H. J Geriatr Oncol. 2015 Mar;6(2):165-73.

Treatment of colorectal cancer in older patients: International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) consensus recommendations 2013. Papamichael D, Audisio RA, Glimelius B, de Gramont A, Glynne-Jones R, Haller D et al. Ann Oncol. 2015 Mar;26(3):463-476.

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the elderly: impact of prognosis, comorbidities, geriatric assessment, and supportive care on clinical practice. An International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) expert position paper. Morrison VA, Hamlin P, Soubeyran P, Stauder R, Wadhwa P, Aapro M, Lichtman S. J Geriatr Oncol. 2015 Mar;6(2):141-52.

Screening tools for multidimensional health problems warranting a geriatric assessment in older cancer patients: an update on SIOG recommendations. Decoster L, Van Puyvelde K, Mohile S, Wedding U, Basso U, Colloca G, et al. Ann Oncol. 2015 Feb;26(2):288-300.