2021 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting Awards and Scholarship Recipients

DIA Ian OlverDistinguished Service Award
Prof Ian Olver, AM, MD, PhD
Professorial Research Fellow, School of Psychology, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide, Australia

Ian Olver, AM, MD, PhD, is a medical oncologist, cancer researcher and bioethicist. He is currently Professorial Research Fellow, School of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide and consults for Bellberry Ethics Committee. His previous roles have included being CEO, Cancer Council Australia and Clinical Director, Royal Adelaide Hospital Cancer Centre and has been a President of MASCC (Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer). His major research interests are supportive care in cancer and psycho-oncology. 


Steven M Grunberg Memorial Award
Dr Akhila Reddy
Palliative, Rehabilitation, and Integrative Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA
Abstract Title: Levorphanol as a Second Line Opioid in Cancer Patients Presenting to an Outpatient Supportive Care Center: An Open-Label Study


Young Investigator Award Recipients

Outstanding Young Investigator
Tara Behroozian
Clinical Research Assistant, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
Abstract Title: How do Patient-Reported Outcomes Compare with Clinician Assessments? A Prospective Study of Radiation Dermatitis in Breast Cancer


Young Investigator
Dr Marc Hilmi, MD
Medical Doctor in Oncology, Département d'Innovation Thérapeutique et d'Essais Précoces (DITEP), Gustave Roussy
Villejuif, France
Abstract Title: Evaluation of Supportive Care Needs, Sexuality and Quality of Life in Phase I Trials: Preliminary Results of a Prospective Monocentric Study

Young Investigator
Maria Gonzalez
PhD Student, Health Minds, NICM Health Research Institute
Sydney, Australia
Abstract Title: Yoga for Depression and Anxiety Symptoms in People with Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Young Investigator
Dr Elisa Kauark-Fontes, DDS
Dentist, Oral Diagnosis Department, Faculdade de Odontologia de Piracicaba (FOP/UNICAMP)
Piracicabe, São Paulo, Brazil
Abstract Title: Extraoral Photobiomodulation Therapy for Oral Mucositis in Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients: Interim Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

Young Investigator
Dr Charlotte Duch Lynggaard, MD
Medical Doctor, Department of Otolaryngology, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen
Piracicabe, São Paulo, Brazil
Abstract Title: Allogenic "Off-the-Shelf" Stem Cell Therapy for Radiation-Induced Salivary Gland Hypofunction and Xerostomia in Previous Head and Neck Cancer Patients


AICSO-MASCC Young Investigator Award Recipients

1st Award - Young Investigator
Dr Élia Cipriano
Medical Oncology, Hospital Pedro Hispano, Matosinhos Local Health Unit
Matosinhos, Portugal
Abstract Title: Quality of Life in Geriatric Oncology: Psychometric Validation of the Portuguese Version of EORTC QLQ-ELD14 Questionnaire in a Portuguese Population with Solid Malignancies

2nd Award - Young Investigator
Vera Pires
Pharmacist, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
Abstract Title: Flat Dose vs Personalized Does of Pembrolizumab: Economic Toxicity

3rd Award - Young Investigator
Dr Helena Guedes
Medical Doctor, Medical Oncology, Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho
Porto, Portugal
Abstract Title: Desensitization of Antineoplastic Drugs: A Way Beyond Hypersensitivity Reactions


Conference Scholarship Recipients

Conference Scholarship
Omar Aboshady, MBBch
Senior Research Assistant, Clinical Pharmacology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University
Menoufia, Egypt
Abstract Title: Protective Effects of Rosuvastatin on 5-Fluorouracil-Induced Gastrointestinal Mucositis in Rats

Conference Scholarship
Dr Rahul Arora, MD Palliative Medicine (HBNI, India)
Doctor, Palliative Medicine, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Abstract Title: Case Presentation in Academic Palliative Oncology – A Narrative Review

Conference Scholarship
Rachita Gururaj, BPT
Physiotherapy Post-Graduate, Department of Physiotherapy, KMC Mangalore MAHE
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Abstract Title: Effect of Exercise Based Interventions on Sleep and Circadian Rhythm in Cancer Survivors - A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis

Conference Scholarship
Dr Ogochukwu Izuegbuna, MBChB, MSc, FMCPath
Haematologist, Department of Haematology, Lautech Teaching Hospital
Ogbomoso, Nigeria
Abstract Title: Lipid Profile and Atherogenic Risk Assessment in Nigerian Breast Cancer Patients

Conference Scholarship
Dr Yadav Nisha
PhD Scholar, Medical Oncology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)
Puducherry, India
Abstract Title: Effect of Cytotoxic Chemotherapy on Bone Health Among Postmenopausal Women with Non-Metastatic Breast Cancer. Does it Require Intervention?


NOTE: There are no recipients in 2020 or 2021 for the Cynthia Rittenberg Award.

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