Melanoma in the Older Patient: Measuring Frailty as an Index of Survival

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The population continues to age, and with that aging will come increasing numbers of cancer cases diagnosed at older ages, including cutaneous melanoma. The number of people in the United States aged 65 and above is expected to increase from 35 million in 2000 to 86.7 million by 2050. Age-adjusted mortality rates for all cancers in the United States are… (More)
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-011-2015-6

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@article{ScM2011MelanomaIT, title={Melanoma in the Older Patient: Measuring Frailty as an Index of Survival}, author={Julie R. Lange MD ScM and Sewon Kang and Charles Balch}, journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology}, year={2011}, volume={18}, pages={3531-3532} }