2009

Geriatric Oncology

Treatment, Assessment and Management

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ISBN: 978-0-387-89069-2 (Print) 978-0-387-89070-8 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-15

    Aging and Cancer: What Oncologists Need to Know

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    Pages 17-45

    Assessing the Older Cancer Patient

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    Pages 47-70

    Cancer Screening in Older Adults

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    Pages 71-93

    Physiological Consequences of Aging

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    Pages 95-111

    Assessment and Impact of Comorbidity in Older Adults with Cancer

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    Pages 113-134

    Geriatric Syndromes Defined and Explained for Oncology Practice

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    Pages 135-155

    Family Caregivers

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    Pages 157-200

    Surgical Management of the Older Patient with Cancer

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    Pages 201-261

    Chemotherapy for the Older Adult with Cancer

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    Pages 263-291

    Radiation Therapy in Geriatric Oncology

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    Pages 293-324

    Palliative Care: Special Considerations for Older Adults with Cancer

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 325-346