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.
William Tew, MD, and Andrew Artz, MD, discuss new research on cancer care for older adults from the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.
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.
Oncology professionals from around the world are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. There, they will discuss the latest advances and newest thoughts in cancer research. Today’s highlights cover research that could potentially have the greatest impact to patient care for breast cancer, glioblastoma, neuroblastoma, and multiple myeloma.
These studies from the ASCO Annual Meeting show some of the newest thoughts and latest advances in using immunotherapy and targeted therapy to treat bladder, stomach, and lung cancers.
Geriatric Medicine Specialist, Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD, discusses the special considerations that affect older adults who need surgery for cancer and provides tips on preparing for surgery.