Studies on new anticancer drugs often inappropriately conclude that these treatments
are well tolerated and feasible in the older population with cancer, despite the drug
being investigated in only a selection of healthy older patients who are not...
Cancers, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal.
Nienke de GlasI have the honour to be guest editor for a special edition of "Cancers" (IF 6.2), on Geriatric Oncology.
I invite anyone who is working in the field of geriatric oncology to submit their research. More info:
mdpi.com/journal/cancer… #gerionc @YoungSIOG
The Oncologist is a journal devoted to medical and practice issues for surgical, radiation, and medical oncologists.
Nienke de GlasIs there a role for "inflammageing" and sarcopenia as a predictor of mortality in #immunotherapy treatment? Or is this simply a surrogate for "frailty" of patients in general? Interesting stuff.... #gerionc
Training in Geriatric Oncology is in crisis, facing increasing demands in the face
of a growing population of older adults, a lack of trainers, and the need to adapt
training to different settings and trainee needs. A combination of novice...
Background:Predicting breast cancer outcome in older patients is challenging, as it has been shown that the available tools are not accurate in older patients. The PREDICT tool may serve as an alternative tool, as it was developed in a cohort that...