Kenneth R. Hande, MD
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Hande KR. Comprehensive Geriatric Oncology. Ann Intern Med. 1999;130:623. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-130-7-199904060-00030
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1999;130(7):623.
Balducci L, Lyman GH, Ershler WB; eds. 832 pages. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic; 1998. $185.00. ISBN 9057022257. Order phone 201-643-7500.
Field of medicine: Oncology and geriatrics.
Format: Clothbound book.
Audience: Oncologists and geriatricians.
Purpose: To assist the practitioner in delivering the best possible care to older patients with cancer, to promote cancer prevention in older persons, and to present a research agenda for geriatric cancer.
Content: This multiauthor book contains 60 chapters divided into eight sections. Topics include epidemiology; the biology of aging and cancer; the influence of aging on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer; cancer prevention and management in elderly persons; management of specific tumors; and rehabilitation and supportive care.
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