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This book presents comprehensive assessment and up-to-date discussion of the epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of cancer in the elderly, highlighting the growing demands of the disease, its biology, individual susceptibility, the impact of state-of-the-art and emerging therapies on reducing morbidity, and decision making processes. Describes pivotal results from clinical trials on the management of site-specific cancers, such as breast, gastrointestinal, gynecologic, and hematalogic malignancies! Collecting contributions from more than 40 expert clinicians and researchers and citing more than 2300 references, Cancer in the Elderly ·highlights dilemmas, controversies, and the changing paradigms of cancer in the elderly ·studies the molecular biology of cancer and its relationship to the aging process ·addresses inherited genetic predisposition to cancer ·reviews opportunities for cancer prevention in the elderly ·examines the role of diet, exercise, alcohol, and tobacco in cancer promotion, causation, and progression ·details cancer prevention and treatment in elderly patients with comorbid conditions ·and more! Featuring up-to-the-minute thought and spotlighting recent advances in research, Cancer in the Elderly is an outstanding guide for medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists; geriatricians; psychologists; internists and family practitioners; gynecologists; oncology nurses; public health professionals; health policy specialists; health economists; health educators; prevention and early detection advocates; epidemiologists; biometricians; statisticians; and medical school and graduate students in these disciplines.
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