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A cutting-edge, multidisciplinary method of melanoma and aging

With nearly all of cancers happening in contributors over the age of sixty five opposed to a backdrop of an increasing getting older inhabitants, there's an pressing have to combine the parts of scientific oncology and geriatric care. This well timed paintings tackles those matters head-on, offering a really multidisciplinary and overseas point of view on melanoma and getting older from world-renowned specialists in geriatrics, oncology, behavioral technological know-how, psychology, gerontology, and public health.

Unlike different books on geriatric oncology that attention regularly on remedy, melanoma and getting older instruction manual: study and perform examines all stages of the melanoma care continuum, from prevention via evidence-based analysis and therapy to end-of-life care. special medical and study details is helping advisor readers on powerful sufferer care in addition to caregiver education, study, and intervention. insurance includes:

Epidemiology of melanoma in older adults, plus the original actual, psychological, and social matters involved
Strategies and directions for prevention, screening, and remedy of older people with cancer
The commonest cancers within the aged, together with breast, colorectal, lung, prostate, and ovarian cancer
Cancer survivorship in older adults in addition to the all-critical problems with palliative care and ache management
Emerging issues equivalent to caregiver and kinfolk concerns, varied types of care, and value considerations
An crucial source for clinicians and caregivers in addition to researchers attracted to this evolving box, melanoma and getting older guide can be important for public overall healthiness pros and policymakers who have to formulate prone and allocate assets for the growing to be inhabitants of older melanoma sufferers.

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