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Cancer in the Elderly
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Editors: Ivan Todorov and Filip Novak
Book Description:
This book gathers current research from across the globe in the study of cancer in the elderly. Topics discussed include cancer-related fatigue in elderly patients; rectal cancer staging; hormone therapy treatment in elderly patients with hormone-sensitive breast cancer; age and gender-related risk for oral cancer; cancer treatment for patients with Alzheimer's disease and esophageal cancer in the elderly. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Table of Contents:

Cancer-Related Fatigue in Elderly Patients;pp. 1-32
(Annalisa Giacalone, Daniela Quitadamo, Umberto Tirelli, Simon Spazzapan, Medical Oncology Department, National Cancer Institute, IRCCS, Aviano (PN), Italy, and others)

Hormone Therapy, the Only Treatment in Elderly Patients with Hormone-Sensitive Breast Carcinoma Unsuitable to Surgical Treatment;pp. 33-58
(Laura Melado Vidales, Ginés Hernández Cortés, Servicio de Ginecología y Obstetricia. Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, España)

Correlations Between Metabolic and Hormonal Cancer Risk Factors and Aging: Age- and Gender-Related Risk for Oral Cancer;pp. 59-82
(Zsuzsanna Suba, Semmelweis University Budapest, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology Unit, Budapest, Hungary)

Ethic Reflexion on Cancer Treatment for Patients with Alzheimer Disease: Literature’s Point of View;pp. 83-92
(S. Moulias, T. Cudennec, W. Moussous, J. Lagrandeur, L. Teillet, Unité de Court Séjour Gériatrique, CHU Ambroise Paré, APHP, Boulogne Billancourt, France, and others)

Esophageal Cancer in the Elderly;pp. 93-103
(Guy Pines, Hanoch Kashtan, Department of Surgery, Kaplan Medical Center and the Hebrew University School of Medicine, Rehovot, Israel, and others)

Surgical Management of Cancer in the Elderly;pp. 105-119
(Dr. Emile C. H. Woo, B Sc (Pharm), MD, FRCS (Canada), FACS1 and Dr Kok-Yang Tan, MBBS(Melb), MMed(surg), FRCS, FAM)


      Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
      Aging Issues, Health and Financial Alternatives
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-March
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - R) 130pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61470-638-0
   Status: AV
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FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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