Management of Hematological Cancer in Older People

  • Ulrich Wedding
  • Riccardo A. Audisio

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Alberto Quaglia, Marina Vercelli, Roberto Lillini, AIRTUM Working Group
    Pages 1-34
  3. Lodovico Balducci
    Pages 35-48
  4. Reinhard Stauder
    Pages 49-61
  5. Heidi D. Klepin, Timothy S. Pardee
    Pages 63-83
  6. Andreas Hochhaus, Susanne Saussele
    Pages 85-99
  7. Farah Shariff, Claire Harrison
    Pages 101-112
  8. Valentin Goede, Michael Hallek
    Pages 113-128
  9. Andreas Viardot, Christian Buske
    Pages 129-141
  10. Simone Ferrero, Martin Dreyling
    Pages 143-168
  11. Paul Fields
    Pages 169-183
  12. Nils Winkelmann, Ulrich Wedding
    Pages 185-202
  13. Roberto Mina, Antonio Palumbo
    Pages 203-218
  14. Martine Extermann
    Pages 219-237
  15. Corien M. Eeltink, Angelina Beumer-Grootenhuis, Carolien Burghout
    Pages 239-252
  16. Pierre Soubeyran, Camille Chakiba, Anne-Sophie Michallet
    Pages 253-268
  17. Karin Jordan, Berit Jordan, Camilla Leithold, Jörn Rüssel
    Pages 277-296
  18. Barbara Deschler
    Pages 297-311

About this book

Introduction

This book focuses on the management of hematological cancer and provides guidance on the management issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the management of older people, therapeutics and psychosocial considerations.

Management of Hematological Cancers in Older People aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older hematological cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North America to ensure a worldwide relevance.

Management of Hematological Cancers in Older People will appeal to surgical oncologists, medical oncologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team.

Keywords

Geriatric Gerontology Hematological cancer Hematology Oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Ulrich Wedding
    • 1
  • Riccardo A. Audisio
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Palliative CareUniversity Hospital JenaJenaGermany
  2. 2.St Helens Teaching HospitalUniversity of LiverpoolSt HelensUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2837-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-2836-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-2837-3
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