Pharmacology of cancer chemotherapy in the older person.

  title={Pharmacology of cancer chemotherapy in the older person.},
  author={Sharyn D. Baker and Louise B. Grochow},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  volume={13 1},
With more widespread use of effective chemotherapy, more elderly patients are candidates for treatment with cytotoxic drugs. This article reviews and discusses the relevant age-related factors that may alter drug disposition and its relationship to pharmacokinetics effects and to pharmacodynamic effects in the elderly. 

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