Management of Cancer in the Older Patient E Book

Written By Arash Naeim
Management of Cancer in the Older Patient E Book
  • Publsiher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 17 August 2011
  • ISBN : 1455723134
  • Pages : 312 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Management of Cancer in the Older Patient E Book

Management of Cancer in the Older Patient E Book
  • Author : Arash Naeim,David Reuben,Patricia Ganz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2011-08-17
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : Management of Cancer in the Older Patient, by Drs. Arash Naeim, David Reuben, and Patricia Ganz, offers the help you need to effectively diagnose, refer, and manage cancer in geriatric patients. You’ll see how to provide effective cancer screening; refer your patients to the right oncologist; deal with comorbidities, ...

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Management of Hematological Cancer in Older People
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-11-20
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : The risk of cancer increases with age, and the number of older adults seeking treatment is increasing dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of differences in the biology of the tumor, age-related differences in host physiology, co-morbidity ...

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Management of Lung Cancer in Older People
  • Author : Cesare Gridelli
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-22
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : This volume provides a review of the literature relevant to the management of older lung cancer patients. Readers will find recommendations for best practice and future research....

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  • Author : Malcolm W. Reed,Riccardo A. Audisio
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2010-01-12
  • Total pages : 413
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : I was looking at Mrs T – all 45 kilos of her – with somewhat puzzled thoughts. I had prescribed her capecitabine at very prudent doses, in view of her 91-year-old kidneys and physiology. She had reduced my treatment even further, “because it was making her tired.” As a result, she was taking ...

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  • Publisher : Evidence-based Networks Ltd
  • Release Date : 2016-01-04
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : This practical manual in the care of older cancer patients won best oncology book in the BMA Medical Book Awards 2016, and is an essential tool created as a joint project of the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP) and the British Geriatric Society (BGS). Written by 134 contributors who are all experts ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • Total pages : 374
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : This book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older urological cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North ...

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  • Author : Arti Hurria,Lodovico Balducci
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-07-14
  • Total pages : 346
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : Cancer and aging are integrally related. Cancer incidence and mortality increase with age, with most cancer diagnoses and deaths occurring in patients aged 65 and older. The aging of the Baby Boomer population, along with an overall increase in life expectancy, points to a doubling of the U.S. population over ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-15
  • Total pages : 178
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Summary : This book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older colorectal cancers patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North ...

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  • Author : Lodovico Balducci,William B. Ershler,Gary H. Lyman,Martine Extermann
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-11-26
  • Total pages : 878
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : The prevention and treatment of cancer in older patients requires an individualized approach, as age causes unpredictable results from patient to patient. Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Comprehensive Geriatric Oncology enables clinicians to choose the best possible cancer care. Highlighting newly emerging issues in geriatric oncology, it ...

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  • Author : Richard Rosenbluth
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-02-28
  • Total pages : 960
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : 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 ...

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  • Author : Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD,William P. Tew, MD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2017-06-16
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : Handbook of Geriatric Oncology is a practical resource for oncologists and related clinicians who want to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care to the elderly cancer patient. Divided into nine succinct sections, it includes topics spanning an Overview of Geriatric Oncology and Aging, Geriatric Syndromes, Geriatric Assessment, Select Cancers Commonly Diagnosed in ...

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  • Author : Gilles Freyer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-11-20
  • Total pages : 103
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : This practical book provides up-to-date information on the particular features of ovarian cancer in older women and the best management approach. The full range of relevant topics is covered. Guidance is provided on geriatric assessment, screening, pathology, diagnosis, and follow-up. The various treatment options are carefully explained, covering surgical approaches, ...

Management of Gynecological Cancers in Older Women

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  • Author : Stuart M. Lichtman,Riccardo A. Audisio
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Total pages : 409
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : This book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older gynecological cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North ...

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  • Author : Keith M. Bellizzi,Margot Gosney
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-07-20
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : A state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary approach to cancer and aging With the majority of cancers occurring in individuals over the age of 65 against a backdrop of an expanding aging population, there is an urgent need to integrate the areas of clinical oncology and geriatric care. This timely work tackles these issues head-on, ...

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  • Author : Cesare Gridelli,Riccardo A. Audisio
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Total pages : 251
  • ISBN : 1455723134
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Summary : This book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older lung cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North ...