Cancer in the elderly.

@article{Berger2006CancerIT,
  title={Cancer in the elderly.},
  author={Nathan A. Berger and Panos S Savvides and Siran M Koroukian and Eva Kahana and Gary T. Deimling and Julia Hannum Rose and Karen F Bowman and Robert H. Miller},
  journal={Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={117},
  pages={147-55; discussion 155-6}
}
As the population expands, over the period from 2000 to 2050, the number and percentage of Americans over age 65 is expected to double. This population expansion will be accompanied by a marked increase in patients requiring care for disorders with high prevalence in the elderly. Since cancer incidence increases exponentially with advancing age, it is expected that there will be a surge in older cancer patients that will challenge both healthcare institutions and healthcare professionals. In… CONTINUE READING
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