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"Population-based screening is causing more harm than good," Dr Kataja (Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland) says to ecancertv at SIOG 2014. He discusses the complications of cancer screening in the elderly, particularly the risks and benefits of prostate and breast cancer screening in geriatric patients.
In elderly breast cancer patients with moderate- to high-risk early-stage disease for whom standard chemotherapy is too toxic, the chemotherapy capecitabine, which causes fewer side effects than the standard chemotherapy agents, did not improve outcomes when tested as monotherapy.

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"Population-based screening is causing more harm than good," Dr Kataja (Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland) says to ecancertv at SIOG 2014. He discusses the complications of cancer screening in the elderly, particularly the risks and benefits of prostate and breast cancer screening in...
Cicely Saunders Institute Seminar by Dr Andrew Epstein, MD, Assistant Attending, GI Medical Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), and Instructor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York
In elderly breast cancer patients with moderate- to high-risk early-stage disease for whom standard chemotherapy is too toxic, the chemotherapy capecitabine, which causes fewer side effects than the standard chemotherapy agents, did not improve outcomes when tested as monotherapy.
Frailty is a very debated concept in the treatment of elderly cancer patients, Dr Rainfray (Bordeaux Hospital University Center, Bordeaux, France) tells ecancertv at SIOG 2014. She discusses a definition of geriatric frailty, metrics for determining whether a patient is frail, and its implications...
Prof Mateos (University Hospital of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain) and Prof Moreau (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nantes, Nantes, France) discuss multiple myeloma, with a particular focus on elderly patients, for ecancertv at EHA 2014.
Prof Stuart Lichtman talks to ecancer at the 2013 SIOG meeting about elderly specific clinical trials, including GOG273, which looks at older women with ovarian cancer.

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