Stuart M. Lichtman, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
I am a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and participate in the 65+ Clinical Geriatrics Program. My main research interest is in the treatment and evaluation of older cancer patients and gynecologic malignancies. In ASCO, I have been on the Clinical Practice Committee and Scientific Program Committee and currently on the Health Disparities Committee Working Group on Addressing Cancer Disparities Among Older, and Chair the Organ Dysfunction Section of the Modernizing Clinical Trials Eligibility Project and the Scientific Education Committee. I am the Associate Editor for Geriatric Oncology of the ASCO Post. I have been a guest editor for the Journal of Clinical Oncology on a special edition devoted to geriatric oncology in 2007 and 2014. I am involved in a number of research organizations including the Elderly Taskforce of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (currently NRG), and the Cancer in the Elderly committee of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology; serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology, I am a member of the NCI Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee. I received the ASCO BJ Kennedy Award for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology in 2014 and currently serving as the President of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology and the Scientific Chair of the 2017 Annual Meeting of SIOG which was held in Warsaw in November.