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Management of Cancer in Older People

Management of Lung Cancer in Older People

Editors: Gridelli, Cesare, Audisio, Riccardo A. (Eds.)

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  • This book draws from an international pool of expert contributors
  • This book addresses the very specific issues and considerations in treating lung cancer in the older patient
  • This books offer a multidisciplinary perspective, providing the reader with the big picture in lung cancer care for elderly patients
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This book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older lung cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North America to ensure a worldwide relevance.

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“The editors have successfully compiled a timely review of the management of lung cancer, focusing on the issues that pertain specifically to older patients. … This anthology is designed for oncologists … as well as pulmonologists whose practice includes older patients with lung cancer. … This is an excellent resource for any clinician who cares for elderly patients with lung cancer, although the information is appropriate for clinicians caring for cancer patients of all sorts. The authors’ well-written contributions are up to date and instructive.” (Melissa L. Johnson, Doody’s Book Reviews, August, 2013)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Basic Science of Lung Cancer in Older Patients

    Pages 3-12

    Fasano, Morena, MD (et al.)

  • Clinical Epidemiology and the Impact of Comorbidity on Treatment and Outcome

    Pages 13-30

    Janssen-Heijnen, Maryska L. G., PhD

  • Physiological Assessment and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

    Pages 33-52

    Walker, Paul P., BMedSci (Hons), MD, FRCP (et al.)

  • A Practical Mini-Guide to Geriatric Assessment

    Pages 53-63

    Kristjansson, Siri Rostoft, MD, PhD

  • Impact of the Physiological Effects of Aging on the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Lung Cancer Treatment

    Pages 65-87

    Rossi, Antonio, MD (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Management of Lung Cancer in Older People
Editors
  • Cesare Gridelli
  • Riccardo A. Audisio
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-0-85729-793-8
DOI
10.1007/978-0-85729-793-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-85729-792-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6090-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 251
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