Dr Silvia Forcano is a specialist in Geriatrics and vice-president of the Valencian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology. She currently works in the Hospital at Home Unit of the University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe in Valencia. She has considerable experience in the field of teaching on Geriatric Syndromes and focuses her research on Malnutrition and Sarcopenia in elderly patients with complex chronicity. She has commenced a line of work on Oncogeriatrics, in collaboration with oncology and other specialist departments of La Fe Hospital, for a multidisciplinary approach to decision-making for elderly patients with cancer.