Scientific program

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

13:30 - 14:00 Opening ceremony

  • About EHA & its activities / State of the art
    D Bron (Belgium)

14:00 - 15:30 SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Unanswered questions in older patients

Chair: R Stauder (Austria)

  • Vaccination in older patients
    G Pawelec (Germany)
  • Objectives of Randomized CT
    P Soubeyran (France)
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
    D Bron (Belgium)

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break & poster viewing

16:00 - 17:00 "SCIENTIFIC" ROUND TABLE

Chairs: G Pawelec (Germany) & M Goodhardt (France)

17:00 - 18:00 ABSTRACT SESSION

 18:00 - 19:00 Welcome reception

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018

09:00 - 10:30 "CLINICAL" ROUND TABLE

Chair: T Fülop (Canada) & T Pepersack (Belgium)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break & poster viewing

11:00 - 11:40 DEBATE

PRO & CON: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

Chair: A Almeida (Portugal)

  • Pro
    T Fülop (Canada)
  • Con
    R Cordoba (Spain)

11:40 - 13:00 DEBATE

Interactive session on socio-ethical issues

Chair: T Fülop (Canada) 

  • Quality of life
    F Efficace (Italy)
  • Cost/Benefit of treatment
    T Pepersack (Belgium)
  • Ambulatory care
    U Wedding (Germany)

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch & poster viewing

14:30 - 16:00 SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Treatment of myeloid malignancies

Chair: S Storti (Italy)

  • AML/APL in elderly patients
    L Adès (France)
  • Older MDS patients
    R Stauder (Austria)
  • CML in older patients
    V Garcia Gutierrez (Spain)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
    A Almeida (Portugal)

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break & poster viewing

16:30 - 17:15 DEBATE

PRO & CON: Transplantation in older patients

Chair: D Bron (Belgium)

  • Pro
    S Wittnebel (Belgium)
  • Con
    Z Gulbas (Turkey)

17:15 - 18:15 ABSTRACT SESSION

18:15 - 18:30 DAY CONCLUSION

Chair: D Bron (Belgium)

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018

09:00 - 11:00 SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Lymphoproliferative diseases in "unfit" patients

Chair: V Goede (Germany)

  • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma / Mantle cell lymphoma
    P Soubeyran (France)
  • Approaches to the frail patients with follicular lymphoma
    G Rossi (Italy)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma in the elderly
    I Aurer (Croatia)
  • Multiple myeloma
    S Zweegman (The Netherlands)
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    V Goede (Germany)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break & poster viewing

11:30 - 12:30 SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Future protocols for the SWG "Aging" network

Chairs: R Cordoba (Spain) & I Aurer (Croatia)

12:30 - 13:00 Closing remarks

  • Take home messages
    D Bron (Belgium)

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch