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Cancer and the Elderly (Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology)

by Jerome M. Vaeth

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Published by S. Karger AG (Switzerland) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric medicine,
  • Oncology,
  • Cancer,
  • Geriatrics,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. Meyer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12929679M
    ISBN 103805541457
    ISBN 109783805541459

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Cancer and the Elderly (Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology) by Jerome M. Vaeth Download PDF EPUB FB2

San Francisco Cancer Symposium (20th: ). Cancer and the elderly. Basel ; New York: Karger, (OCoLC) Online version: San Francisco Cancer Symposium (20th: ). Cancer and the elderly. Basel ; New York: Karger, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet.

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The single greatest risk factor for cancer is aging. Our population is living longer and cancer is a disease that occurs in older adults. There is no clear data, however, showing that certain cancer treatments, when appropriate, should not be offered on the basis of age.

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