Management of high-grade gliomas in the elderly.

@article{Ferguson2014ManagementOH,
  title={Management of high-grade gliomas in the elderly.},
  author={Michelle Ferguson and George B. Rodrigues and Jeffrey Q. Cao and Glenn Bauman},
  journal={Seminars in radiation oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={279-88}
}
The incidence of glioblastoma (GBM) has been increasing over the past several decades with majority of this increase occurring in patients older than 70 years. In spite of the growing body of evidence in this area, it is still unclear as to the optimal management of elderly patients with GBM. The elderly are a heterogeneous population with a range of comorbid conditions, and functional, cognitive, and physiological changes, and ideally treatment decisions should be made in the context of a… CONTINUE READING
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