Chapter

Malignancy

Lesley K Bowker, James D Price and Sarah C Smith

in Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199586097
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740817 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199586097.003.0025

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Malignancy

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Malignancy in older people 628

HOW TO . . . Describe performance status 628

An approach to malignancy 629

Presentation of malignancy 630

HOW TO . . . Screen for malignancy 631

Treating malignancy in older people 632

HOW TO . . . Manage symptomatic hypercalcaemia 633

Cancer with an unknown primary 634

Cancer is a disease of the elderly population, being relatively rare in people under 35 years of age, and increasing in incidence with each decade....

Chapter.  3008 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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