older adults

August 16, 2017
Erika E. Ramsdale, MD, and Andrew E. Chapman, DO, FACP

Improving Quality of Cancer Care for Older Adults

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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.

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February 28, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Cancer, Its Treatment, and Accelerated Aging

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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.
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July 26, 2016
Stuart Lichtman, MD

Why Older Adults Need Cancer Research

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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.

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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting: Collective Wisdom #ASCO16
June 5, 2016
Lindsay Dudbridge, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting: Latest Advances Could Lead to New Standard Treatments

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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.

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