Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology
ISBN/ASIN: 9780387239613,9780387239620 | 2005 | English | pdf | 258/256 pages | 6.07 Mb
Publisher: Springer US | Author: Lodovico Balducci, Matti Aapro (auth.), Lodovico Balducci MD, Martine Extermann MD, PhD (eds.) | Edition: 1
Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology highlights research issues that are specific to geriatric oncology in the field of carcinogenesis and cancer prevention and treatment, based on the biologic interactions of cancer and age. It illustrates the benefit of the principles of geriatrics in the management of cancer in the older individual.
This volume provides a frame of reference for practicioners of any specialties involved in the management of older patients and for oncologists involved in the management of cancer of older individuals. It is a source for basic and clinical scientists exploring the interactions and emerging information of cancer and aging.