Geriatric Oncology, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine
This issue serves as a comprehensive review and update in the management of the geriatric cancer patient. Topics covered include: Cancer and Aging, Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment, Breast Cancer in the Elderly, Solid Tumors in the Elderly, Radiation Therapy with the Elderly, Liquid Tumors in the Elderly, Nursing and Palliation of Elderly Cancer Patients, Ethics and Religion in Care of the Elderly, and Surgery in the Elderly.
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