Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology


ISBN: 978-0-387-23961-3 (Print) 978-0-387-23962-0 (Online)
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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-15

    Epidemiology of Cancer and Aging

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 17-50

    Biological Interactions of Aging and Carcinogenesis

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 53-73

    Replicative Senescence and Cancer

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 75-87

    The Influence of Advanced Age on Cancer Occurrence and Growth

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 89-107

    Age and Co-Morbidity in Cancer Patients: A Population-Based Approach

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 109-134

    Hemopoiesis and Aging

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 135-162

    Clinical and Biochemical Evaluation Changes Over Aging

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 165-171

    Biological Screening and Impact in Elderly Cancer Patients

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 173-186

    Biological Basis of the Association of Cancer and Aging Comorbidity

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 189-221

    Biological Basis of Cancer in the Older Person

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 223-232

    Decision Analysis for Cancer Prevention and Cancer Treatment in the Elderly

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 233-256

    Guidelines for the Management of the Older Cancer Patient