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Geriatric Oncology team presents at Rhode Island Cancer Summit

The Geriatric Oncology program from the Roger Williams Cancer Center was front and center at the Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island’s annual Cancer Summit on May 18 at the Crowne Plaza. Caregivers from the Roger Williams' program presented on the topic of  “Multidisciplinary Team Care for the Geriatric Oncology Patient”.

Presenters from our team are pictured here: Denise Drake, RN, Geriatric Oncology Nurse Navigator; Dr. Ponnandai Somasundar, Director of Geriatric Oncology, and Samantha Mossman, RD, LDN, Oncology Dietician.

Roger Williams is home to the state’s first Geriatric Oncology Program, which is called COPE (Comprehensive Oncology Program for Elders). To learn more about COPE, please visit www.weknowcancer.org/programs/geriatric-oncology