Geriatric assessment for oncologists

Abstract

The world is experiencing aging of its population. Age-specific incidence rates of cancer are higher and cancer is now recognized as a part of aging. Treating older patients can be challenging. The clinical behavior of some tumors changes with age and the aging process itself brings physiological changes leading to decline in the function of organs. It is… (More)
DOI: 10.7497/j.issn.2095-3941.2015.0082

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