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Problem solving in older cancer patients

Author: Alastair RingDanielle HarariJanine MansiP SelbyAssociation of Cancer Physicians,All authors
Publisher: Oxford : Clinical Publishing, 2016.
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* Overview of current thinking and clinical practice in care of the older cancer patient * Combined authorship of oncology and geriatrics specialists from three centres of excellence * Case studies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)920856139
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Ring; Danielle Harari; Janine Mansi; P Selby; Association of Cancer Physicians,; British Geriatrics Society,
ISBN: 9781846921100 1846921104 9781846926501 1846926505
OCLC Number: 962365251
Notes: "Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK were pleased to support the Association of Cancer Physicians and the British Geriatrics Society in their 2014 workshop held in Manchester [England] and in this publication, Problem Solving in Older Cancer Patients." Preface.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 310 pages)
Contents: 1. Cancer in Older People: an Overview --
2. Clinical Epidemiology and Patterns of Care for Cancer in Older Patients --
3. Improving Care for Older Cancer Patients in the NHS --
4. Strategies to Improve Outcomes for Older Cancer Patients: Learning from the Improving Cancer Treatment Assessment and Support for Older People Project --
5.A European Perspective on Cancer Care in Older People --
6. Clinical Trials in Older Patients with Cancer --
7.Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and Available Tools --
8. Special Issues Concerning Radiotherapy in Older Cancer Patients --
9. Special Issues Concerning Systemic Anticancer Therapy in Older Cancer Patients --
10. Special Issues in the Selection of Older Cancer Patients and Delivery of Their Surgery. Note continued: 11. Drug Therapy in Older People: Pharmacology and the Dangers of Polypharmacy / Paul Gallagher --
12. Screening for Breast and Prostate Cancer in the Older Population / Malcolm Reed --
13. The Nursing Perspective / Richard Henry --
14. Allied Health Professional Perspective / Margot Gosney --
15. Perspectives from a GP on Care of Older People with Cancer / Winnie Kwan --
16. Anaesthetic Perspective / Irwin Foo --
17. Ethics, Consent and Capacity in the Older Cancer Patient / Margot Gosney --
18. Palliative Care in Older Cancer Patients / Michael I. Bennett --
Section Two Case studies --
1.A Patient with Lung Cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension and Dizziness / Ana Montes --
2. Colorectal Cancer in a Patient with an Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Poor Nutritional Status / Paul Ross --
3.A Patient with Early-Stage Lung Cancer and Heart Disease / Mary E.R. O'Brien. Note continued: 4.A Patient with Colorectal Cancer, Liver Metastases and Falls / Matthew Seymour --
5. Adjuvant Chemotherapy in a Patient with Breast Cancer / Bob Leonard --
6.A Patient with Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer, Transient Ischaemic Attack and Impotence / Malcolm Mason --
7. Surgery for Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer in a Morbidly Obese Patient with Diabetes and Renal Impairment / Sarah Ngan --
8. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary in a Patient with Multiple Comorbidities / Jonathan Birns --
9. Incontinence Developing During Chemotherapy in a Patient with Advanced Ovarian Cancer and Diabetes / David Jackson --
10.A Patient with Breast Cancer and Dementia / Eleni Karapanagioto --
11.A Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Comorbidities and Fatigue / Timothy Chevassut --
12.A Frail Patient with Colorectal Cancer Considered for Chemotherapy Who Struggles to Complete Activities of Daily Living / Debashis Sarker --
Note continued: 13. Optimal First-Line Management of a Patient with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma / Lisa Pickering --
14. Lymphoma in a Patient with Pre-existing Depression and Parkinson's Disease Who Struggles to Complete Activities of Daily Living / Edward Spilg --
15.A Patient with Carcinoma of the Thyroid and Delirium / Kate Newbold --
16. Pancreatic Cancer in a Patient on More Than 10 Internal Medicine Therapies / Juliet Wright --
17. Advanced Ovarian Cancer in a Patient who Is Socially Isolated and Deaf / Susana Banerjee --
18. Fitness for Radical Surgery in a Patient with Uterine Cancer, Hypertension, Obesity and Peripheral Vascular Disease / Kate Lankester --
19.A Patient with Head and Neck Cancer Who Is a Heavy Smoker with Emphysema and Poor Nutrition / Shree Bhide --
20. Fitness of a Patient with Advanced Melanoma for Therapy with Checkpoint Inhibitors / James Larkin. Note continued: 21.A Patient with Parkinson's Disease and Oesophageal Cancer Exhibiting Significant Upper Gastrointestinal Toxicity, Nausea and Vomiting from Chemotherapy / David Watkins --
22. Diarrhoea in a Patient on Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer / Naureen Starling --
23.A Patient with Breast Cancer Experiencing Cardiac Toxicity on Chemotherapy / Mark Harries --
24. Chemotherapy Resulting in Acute Kidney Injury in a Patient with Bladder Cancer / Christy Ralph --
25. Partial Nephrectomy Followed by Hand-Foot Syndrome in a Patient with Renal Cancer Receiving Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy / Naveen Vasudev --
26. They Disagree! Choice of Therapy by a Patient with Cholangiocarcinoma and His Family / Daniel Swinson --
27.A Patient with Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer for Radiotherapy or Surgery Who Experiences Falls / Ann Henry --
28. Early Prostate Cancer in an Asymptomatic Patient with Urinary Incontinence and History of Deep Vein Thrombosis / Eileen Burns. Note continued: 29.A Blind Patient with a Large Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour for Radical Surgery / Maria Marples --
30. Use of Radical Radiotherapy in a Patient with a Brain Tumour and Deafness / Susan Short --
31.A Patient with Gastric Cancer and Problems with Vascular Access / Alan Anthoney --
32.A Patient with Infectious Complications and Neutropenia on Chemotherapy / Tim Perren.
Responsibility: edited by Alistair Ring, MD, MA, FRCP, Danielle Harari, MBBS, FRCP, Tania Kalsi, MBBS, MRCP, Janine Mansi, MD, FRCP, Peter Selby, CBE, MD, MA, DSc, FRCP, FRCR, FMedSci.

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