Geriatric Oncology

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American Cancer Society creates blueprint to reduce cancer mortality by 2035

American Cancer Society creates blueprint to reduce cancer mortality by 2035
July 10, 2018
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Geriatric assessment improves oncologists’ communication with older patients

June 1, 2018
CHICAGO — Use of geriatric assessment during routine care of older individuals with advanced cancer significantly improved physician-patient communication about…
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‘Soft’ chemotherapy delays breast cancer progression for elderly

April 23, 2018
Adding metronomic oral cyclophosphamide, or “soft” chemotherapy, to trastuzumab plus pertuzumab increased median PFS among elderly patients with…

Guidelines needed to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations for older adults with cancer

March 6, 2018
An analysis of older individuals who presented to the ED showed those with cancer appeared more likely to be admitted to the hospital, whereas those who were cancer free…
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Ace the Case: A 48-Year-Old Woman Confused About a Diagnosis of Leukemia

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This “Ace the Case” activity will utilize a case study to discuss the assessment and management of a 48-year-old woman…
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Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt promotes sun protection, skin cancer awareness

September 28, 2017
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ASCO Annual Meeting

ASCO Annual Meeting


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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