Cancer and Aging Research in the News

The importance of cancer and aging research has been identified as a research priority on a national level and has received main stream media attention.

From CancerToday by Marci A. Landsmann Geriatric assessment reduces toxicity from treatment and improves quality of life in older adults
A paper recommending more rigorous definitions of what constitutes "undertreatment" and "overtreatment" of older adults with cancer that was published
From the U.S. Food & Drug Administration Enrolling a broad representation of patients in clinical trials is an important tenet
From the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) In the United States, approximately 14 million people are cancer survivors and
From NPR by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock When Lorraine Griggs' 86-year-old father was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he was treated with
From GeriPal - A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog Should Geriatric Assessments be part of the routine ontological care for
From the New York Times by Paula Span Dr. Ken Covinsky, a geriatrician and researcher, was sitting in his office


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