REVIEW SERIES Lung cancer c 7: Management of lung cancer in elderly patients

Abstract

The peak incidence of lung cancer in the UK is between 75 and 80 years of age, reported at 751 per 100 000 in men over 75 years, with over half of 500 000 patients diagnosed annually worldwide being over the age of 70. 3 It is therefore an enormous health burden on our ageing populations and will, in the medium term, pose a significant challenge to health… (More)

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@inproceedings{Booton2003REVIEWSL, title={REVIEW SERIES Lung cancer c 7: Management of lung cancer in elderly patients}, author={Richard Booton and Melinh Jones and Nicholas Thatcher}, year={2003} }