Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice by Keith M. Bellizzi,Margot Gosney

By Keith M. Bellizzi,Margot Gosney

A cutting-edge, multidisciplinary method of melanoma and aging

With the vast majority of cancers taking place in participants over the age of sixty five opposed to a backdrop of an increasing getting older inhabitants, there's an pressing have to combine the parts of scientific oncology and geriatric care. This well timed paintings tackles those matters head-on, providing a very multidisciplinary and overseas point of view on melanoma and getting older from world-renowned specialists in geriatrics, oncology, behavioral technological know-how, psychology, gerontology, and public health.

Unlike different books on geriatric oncology that spotlight quite often on remedy, Cancer and getting older instruction manual: study and Practice examines all levels of the melanoma care continuum, from prevention via evidence-based analysis and remedy to end-of-life care. specified medical and study details is helping advisor readers on powerful sufferer care in addition to caregiver education, study, and intervention. insurance includes:

  • Epidemiology of melanoma in older adults, plus the original actual, psychological, and social concerns involved
  • Strategies and directions for prevention, screening, and therapy of older people with cancer
  • The commonest cancers within the aged, together with breast, colorectal, lung, prostate, and ovarian cancer
  • Cancer survivorship in older adults in addition to the all-critical problems with palliative care and ache management
  • Emerging issues similar to caregiver and kinfolk concerns, diversified versions of care, and value considerations

An crucial source for clinicians and caregivers in addition to researchers drawn to this evolving box, Cancer and getting older instruction manual is additionally necessary for public future health pros and policymakers who have to formulate companies and allocate assets for the starting to be inhabitants of older melanoma patients.

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