Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology

  • Lodovico Balducci
  • Martine Extermann

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 124)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Lodovico Balducci, Matti Aapro
    Pages 1-15
  3. Vladimir N. Anisimov
    Pages 17-50
  4. Peter J. Hornsby
    Pages 53-73
  5. Maryska L. G. Janssen-Heijnen, Saskia Houterman, Valery E. P. P. Lemmens, Marieke W. J. Louwman, Jan Willem W. Coebergh
    Pages 89-107
  6. Lodovico Balducci, Cheryl L Hardy, Gary H Lyman
    Pages 109-134
  7. Angela Abbatecola, B. Gwen Windham, Stefania Bandinelli, Fulvio Lauretani, Giuseppe Paolisso, Luigi Ferrucci
    Pages 135-162
  8. Anne-Chantal Braud, Martine Extermann
    Pages 165-171
  9. Claudia Beghe’, Lodovico Balducci
    Pages 189-221
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 257-258

About this book


Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology highlights research issues that are specific to geriatric oncology in the field of carcinogenesis and cancer prevention and treatment, based on the biologic interactions of cancer and age. It illustrates the benefit of the principles of geriatrics in the management of cancer in the older individual.

This volume provides a frame of reference for practicioners of any specialties involved in the management of older patients and for oncologists involved in the management of cancer of older individuals. It is a source for basic and clinical scientists exploring the interactions and emerging information of cancer and aging.


age aging cancer comorbidity geriatric oncology geriatrics oncology senescence

Editors and affiliations

  • Lodovico Balducci
    • 1
    • 2
  • Martine Extermann
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of South Florida College of MedicineTampaUSA
  2. 2.Senior Adult Oncology ProgramH. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research InstituteTampaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-23961-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-23962-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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