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Conclusion and Further Reading

Chapter 3 - Evaluation of the Senior Cancer Patient: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and Screening Tools for the Elderly

Conclusion

Geriatric problems are frequent in older cancer patients. They affect prognosis and treatment outcomes, and should therefore be carefully evaluated and addressed in parallel with oncology treatment planning. Efforts should be made to build or develop multidisciplinary onco-geriatric teams in cancer centres and oncology practises.

Further Reading

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