Sebastiano Rametta Giuliano

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BACKGROUND Active home-based treatment represents a new model of health care. Chronic treatment requires continuous access to facilities that provide cancer care, with considerable effort, particularly economic, on the part of patients and caregivers. Oral chemotherapy could be limited as a consequence of poor compliance and adherence, especially by elderly(More)
BACKGROUND The progressive increase in the number of patients surviving long term after a diagnosis of malignant disease has led to a focus on the early and late complications of the disease and its treatment. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of complications which may worsen quality of life and shorten long-term survival. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND In elderly patients affected by metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) chemotherapic treatment may be the choice if one considers not only the chronological age, but also the clinical status, the functional reserve, and the vulnerability of patients. Several studies have confirmed the survival benefit of docetaxel and vinorelbine(More)
Even the thyroid, like all the other organs and tissues, has undergone anatomic-functional modifications during the senescence. One of the characteristics of ageing is the significant increase of thyroid disease and their different clinical expression. Moreover, thyroid disease in older patients requires special attention because of the increased gravity(More)
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