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Title Management of hematological cancer in older people / Ulrich Wedding, Riccardo A. Audisio, editors
Published London : Springer, [2015]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Haematological malignancies in the elderly : the epidemiological perspective -- Anemia, fatigue and aging -- Myelodysplastic syndromes in older patients -- Acute myeloid leukemia -- Chronic myelogeneous leukemia -- Myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia -- Indolent lymphomas in older patients -- The challenge of treating elderly patients with mantel cell lymphoma -- Hodgkin lymphoma in the elderly -- Diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (DLBCL- NHL) -- Multiple myeloma -- Geriatric assessment -- Nursing issues -- General considerations on treatment in older patients with haematological malignancies -- General consideration on radiotherapy in older patients with haematological malignancies -- Supportive care in older patients with haematological malignancies -- Patients reported outcome / quality of life -- Palliative care in elderly patients with hematological malignancies
Summary This book focuses on the management of hematological cancer and provides guidance on the management issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the management of older people, therapeutics and psychosocial considerations. Management of Hematological Cancers in Older People aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older hematological cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North America to ensure a worldwide relevance. Management of Hematological Cancers in Older People will appeal to surgical oncologists, medical oncologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team
Analysis oncologie
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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In Springer eBooks
Subject Hematological oncology.
Hematologic Neoplasms -- therapy
Geriatric medicine.
Surgical oncology.
Medicine: general issues.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Hematological oncology
medicines (material)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Wedding, Ulrich, editor
Audisio, Riccardo A., editor.
ISBN 9781447128373