Elizabeth Kessler, MD | Authors

The Growing Need for Specific Care of Geriatric Cancer Patients

June 20, 2014

Throughout the geriatric sessions we were continually reminded of our aging population, the fact that cancer is a disease of the aging, and of the mismatch in this increasing number of patients and the number of geriatric providers entering the workforce. General oncologists will need to understand the nuances of caring for older patients with cancer.