older adults

Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium: Patient-centered care across the cancer continuum
October 23, 2017 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
Research highlights from the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium address computers in exam rooms, doctor and patient views of prognosis and cure, having patients and caregivers practice yoga together, and resilience training in adolescents and young adults. Read More >>
August 16, 2017 · Erika E. Ramsdale, MD, and Andrew E. Chapman, DO, FACP
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Erika E. Ramsdale and Dr. Andrew E. Chapman talk about how to improve the quality and value of cancer care for older adults. Read More >>
February 28, 2017 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Drs. Arti Hurria, Lee Jones, and Hyman Muss talk about how cancer and its treatment can accelerate the effects of aging. They also discuss what is being done to treat and possibly prevent these effects. Read More >>
January 3, 2017 · Andrew Chapman, DO, FACP
Older adults with cancer can feel overwhelmed by the health care system. Here are some tips to help you or your caregiver navigate cancer treatment. Read More >>
July 26, 2016 · Stuart Lichtman, MD
Cancer affects many people as they grow older, so it’s important to have scientific research that focuses on older adults. Dr. Stuart Lichtman discusses why studies haven’t focused on older adults in the past and what is being done to change that. Read More >>

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