The older cancer patient : a guide for nurses and related professionals / Janine Overcash, Lodovico Balducci, editors.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., c2003Description: xi, 307 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0826118054; 9780826118059Subject(s): Geriatric oncology | Cancer -- NursingAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Older cancer patient.DDC classification: 618.97/6994 LOC classification: RC281.A34 | O435 2003
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Ch. 1. Epidemiology and pathology of cancer and aging -- Ch. 2. Issues in the care of the older cancer patient: delayed diagnosis, inadequate treatment, and information gaps -- Ch. 3. Cancer screening and prevention in the older cancer patient -- Ch. 4. Atypical presentation of cancer in the elderly -- Ch. 5. Obtaining a comprehensive geriatric assessment -- Ch. 6. Understanding patient preferences -- Ch. 7. Health care decisions: how cancer treatment decisions are made by the health care team -- Ch. 8. Radiation therapy of older persons -- Ch. 9. Chemotherapy in the older person -- Ch. 10. Cancer fatigue and aging -- Ch. 11. Cancer-related anemia -- Ch. 12. Caring when cure is no longer possible -- Ch. 13. Social support networks of the older cancer patient -- Ch. 14. Helping family caregivers of elderly cancer patients: the CARE model -- Ch. 15. Nursing research and quality of life -- Ch. 16. Strategies for the enrollment of older patients into clinical trials of cancer treatment -- Ch. 17. The cost of cancer prevention and treatment in the older person.