Cancer and Older Adults: Can Oncologists Do Better?

From CancerToday by Marci A. Landsmann

Geriatric assessment reduces toxicity from treatment and improves quality of life in older adults with cancer.

IT’S WELL KNOWN ​that older adults, who make up approximately 60% of cancer patients, are at increased risk of complications related to their cancer, its treatment and other health conditions. Caring for people 65 and older with cancer…



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