Function in elderly cancer survivors depends on comorbidities.

  title={Function in elderly cancer survivors depends on comorbidities.},
  author={Katherine Schuver Garman and Carl F. Pieper and Pearl Seo and Harvey Jay Cohen},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  volume={58 12},
BACKGROUND Factors associated with functional status in elderly cancer survivors, in particular, comorbidity, have been inadequately studied. METHODS Of 4162 participants aged 65 and older enrolled in the Duke Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly study in 1986, 376 of the participants self-reported a diagnosis of cancer… CONTINUE READING