Geriatric Oncology

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Lower-dose chemotherapy benefits older, frail patients with advanced gastroesophageal cancer

May 16, 2019

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Functional impairment linked to higher mortality among older adults with hematologic malignancies

May 9, 2019
Older adults with hematologic malignancies who require assistance with at least one basic or instrumental daily living activity have a higher risk for mortality than…
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Studies show varying efficacy of immunotherapy in elderly patients with lung cancer

April 10, 2019
Pembrolizumab monotherapy extended OS compared with chemotherapy among elderly patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, according to results of a pooled data…
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Midostaurin regimen safe, effective in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia

March 29, 2019
Treatment with midostaurin plus intensive chemotherapy appeared safe among older adults with acute myeloid leukemia and a FLT3 internal tandem duplication mutation…
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Updates in Hematologic Malignancies: What You Might Have Missed in San Diego

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pharmacyclics LLC.

Therapeutic options continue to expand for patients with hematologic malignancies. The clinical evaluation of novel…
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VIDEO: CPX-351 improves outcomes for elderly patients with high-risk AML

June 20, 2016
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Decisions, Decisions: Differentiating Checkpoint Inhibitors for Bladder Cancer

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

The integration of immune checkpoint inhibitors into treatment algorithms for patients with bladder cancer who have…
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