Expert consensus panel guidelines on geriatric assessment in oncology.

@article{ODonovan2015ExpertCP,
  title={Expert consensus panel guidelines on geriatric assessment in oncology.},
  author={Anita O'Donovan and Supriya Gupta Mohile and Michelle M Leech},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={574-89}
}
Despite consensus guidelines on best practice in the care of older patients with cancer, geriatric assessment (GA) has yet to be optimally integrated into the field of oncology in most countries. There is a relative lack of consensus in the published literature as to the best approach to take, and there is a degree of uncertainty as to how integration of geriatric medicine principles might optimally predict patient outcomes. The aim of the current study was to obtain consensus on GA in oncology… CONTINUE READING
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