Undernutrition in elderly patients with cancer: target for diagnosis and intervention.

@article{BlancBisson2008UndernutritionIE,
  title={Undernutrition in elderly patients with cancer: target for diagnosis and intervention.},
  author={C Blanc-Bisson and Marianne Fonck and Muriel Rainfray and Pierre Soubeyran and Isabelle Bourdel-Marchasson},
  journal={Critical reviews in oncology/hematology},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={243-54}
}
In recent years, geriatricians and oncologists have worked together to evaluate elderly patients with cancer before and during treatment, to estimate the balance between the efficacy and safety of chemotherapy and to upgrade treatment in this population according to their comorbidity and physiological status. The clinical and biological factors of this… CONTINUE READING