Prevention of cancer in the older person.

@article{Balducci2002PreventionOC,
  title={Prevention of cancer in the older person.},
  author={Lodovicco Balducci and Claudia Begh{\'e}},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          505-28
        }
}
Both primary and secondary cancer prevention may improve cancer control among older persons. Although chemoprevention of cancer is feasible, the agents currently used for chemoprevention have several complications. As a result, the use of these substances should be individualized based on risk-benefit ratio. It is reasonable to implement screening for cancer of the breast and of the large bowel in persons with a life expectancy of 5 years and longer. No definite recommendation may be issued at… CONTINUE READING
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