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Management of Cancer in the Older Patients

’˜ŽÒ : A.Naeim, D.B.Reuben & P.A.Ganz
o”ÅŽÐ : SAUNDERS
ISBN : 978-1-4377-1398-5
ƒy[ƒW” : 291pp.
o”Å”N : 2012”N

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Table of Contents
SECTION 1: Screening/Prevention

1. The Epidemiology of Cancer and Aging
2. Cancer Screening and Prevention in the old Patient
SECTION 2: Diagnosis/Assessment
3. Approach to Cancer Diagnosis: Use of Radiology, Pathology, and Tumor Markers
4. Assessment
5. Choosing the Right Oncologist and the Value of a Second Opinion
SECTION 3: Treatment
6. Overview of Cancer Surgery in the Elderly
7. Radiation Therapy for the Older Patient
8. Adjuvant Therapy for Elderly Patients with Breast, Colon, and Lung Cancer
9. Chemotherapy
10. Novel and Targeted Therapies
11. Clinical Trials in the Elderly
12. Communication and Treatment Decision Making
SECTION 4: Supportive Care
13. Chemotherapy-Induced Myelosuppression in the Elderly
14. Nonhematologic Complications of Systemic Treatment of Cancer in the Older-Aged Person
15. Depression and Anxiety in the Older Patient with Cancer: A Case-based Approach
16. Cancer Pain in the Elderly Patients
17. Cancer-Related Fatigue in the Older Patient
18. Nausea and Vomiting
19. Insomnia in Aging
20. Nutritional Support for the Older Patient
21. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Older Cancer Patient
SECTION 5: Rehabilitations/Survivorship
22. The Role of Rehabilitation in the Older Patient with Cancer
23. Surveillance
24. Long Term Effects and Cancer Survivorship in the Older Patient
SECTION 6: Special Issues
25. Managing the Older Cancer Patient at Home
26. Caregivener Burden
27. Communication and Coordination
28. Palliative Care, Hospice and End of Life
29. Ethical Issues Related to Assessing Decision Making Capacity
30. Economic Burdens and Access to Care Barriers for the Older Cancer Patient
Index