ONCOLOGY

Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Older Patients

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24125 Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Older Patients Sergio Giralt INTRODUCTION In 1974, Thomas et al. published their seminal paper of the use of high-dose chemoradiotherapy followed by the infusion of…

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Palliation of Nonpain Symptoms

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31332 Palliation of Nonpain Symptoms Katherine Wang and Emily Chai INTRODUCTION A geriatric patient with cancer may experience symptoms—attributable to malignancy itself or to side effects of treatment—that significantly impact…

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Pancreatic Cancer

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19521 Pancreatic Cancer Elizabeth Won INTRODUCTION In the United States, more than 48,000 patients are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer annually, and it is the fourth most common cause of cancer…

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Advance Care Planning

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32333 Advance Care Planning Anca Dinescu DEFINITION AND RELEVANCE Advance care planning (ACP) is defined as the process in which individuals discuss and anticipate how their condition or poor health…

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Colorectal Cancer

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15317 Colorectal Cancer Armin Shahrokni INTRODUCTION Every year about 140,000 patients are diagnosed with colorectal cancer (1). Older cancer patients are disproportionally affected by it. About 29% and 43% of…

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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Hodgkin Lymphoma

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21621723 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Hodgkin Lymphoma Colette Owens and Paul A. Hamlin INTRODUCTION Lymphomas are a heterogeneous group of malignancies of B, T, and NK lymphocytes that comprise more than…

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Lung Cancer

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16118 Lung Cancer Shreya Sinha, Mariam Alexander, and Ajeet Gajra INTRODUCTION Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States (1). It was estimated that 224,390…

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Breast Cancer

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13315 Breast Cancer Shlomit Strulov Shachar, Trevor A. Jolly, Noam VanderWalde, and Hyman B. Muss INTRODUCTION Major advances in medical care and public health have resulted in dramatic increases in…

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Prostate Cancer in Elderly Patients

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14516 Prostate Cancer in Elderly Patients Pedro Recabal, Chung-Han Lee, and Dana E. Rathkopf INTRODUCTION Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common malignancy among men, and the second leading cause…

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