Problem Solving in Older Cancer Patients

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  • First Prize Winner in the BMA Medical Book Awards 2016 - Oncology
  • Created as a joint project of the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP), the British Geriatric Society (BGS),
  • Has 134 contributors who are all experts in their fields
  • Offers an overview of the latest developments in Oncology for Older Cancer Patients, as well as 32 real life case studies as a practical, hands on guide.
  • Valuable learning resource for doctors, nurse, medical graduates and anyone managing cancer in older patients.

About the Book

1st Place Winner of the 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards - Oncology Category

Supported by the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP) and the British Geriatrics Society (BGS).

This evidence-based guidebook will assist the physician in managing the older cancer patient when implementing the appropriate treatment strategy taking account of comorbidities, frailty, and patient choice. Each clinical case will include a concise discussion on patient presentation and of scenarios underpinning issues experienced by older patients followed by a clear appraisal of how the latest clinical research impacts on patient management. This large cohort of patients requires both innovative care and individual attention, and this carefully crafted book shares the experience of an expert multidisciplinary team in the interest of patient centred care.

Who is it for?

Specialists in Oncology | Specialists in Geriatric Care | General Physicians | Doctors in Training | Oncology Nurses | Healthcare Managers and Administrators



Edited by:
Alistair Ring, Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey | Danielle Harari, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London  | Tania Kalsi, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London  | Janine Mansi, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London | Peter Selby, St James University Hospital, Leeds / Association of Cancer Physicians

Book Details:
ISBN: 978 1 84692 110 0
328pp; 240 x 170mm; Illustrations; Paperback;
Publication Date: November 2015