Author | Christopher A. Fausel, PharmD

Articles

Pharmacology of Anticancer Agents in the Elderly: The Pharmacist’s Perspective

January 02, 2009

In this issue of ONCOLOGY, Balducci[1] reviews principles for treating elderly patients with antineoplastic therapy. This paper begins by defining baseline terminology such as age and frailty, while providing an overview of applied techniques of discerning a patient’s functional impairment or disability.