Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology / Edition 1

Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology / Edition 1

by Lodovico Balducci
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387239618

ISBN-13: 9780387239613

Pub. Date: 12/07/2004

Publisher: Springer US

This volume highlights research issues specific to geriatric oncology in the field of carcinogenesis and cancer prevention and treatment, based on the biologic interactions of cancer and age. It conveys a sustainable way of thinking about cancer and aging.

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Overview

This volume highlights research issues specific to geriatric oncology in the field of carcinogenesis and cancer prevention and treatment, based on the biologic interactions of cancer and age. It conveys a sustainable way of thinking about cancer and aging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387239613
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/07/2004
Series:
Cancer Treatment and Research Series, #124
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Epidemiology of Cancer and Aging.- Biological Interactions of Aging and Carcinogenesis.- Replicative Senescence and Cancer.- The Influence of Advanced Age on Cancer Occurrence and Growth.- Age and Co-Morbidity in Cancer Patients: A Population-Based Approach.- Hemopoiesis and Aging.- Clinical and Biochemical Evaluation Changes Over Aging.- Biological Screening and Impact in Elderly Cancer Patients.- Biological Basis of the Association of Cancer and Aging Comorbidity.- Biological Basis of Cancer in the Older Person.- Decision Analysis for Cancer Prevention and Cancer Treatment in the Elderly.- Guidelines for the Management of the Older Cancer Patient.

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