J. Andrew Skirvin, PharmD | Authors

Pharmacology of Antineoplastic Agents in Older Cancer Patients

December 01, 2000

The fastest growing segment of the US population is the group over the age of 65 years. In the next 30 years, this group will comprise over 20% of the population. Because 60% of all cancers occur in this age group, there will be an expected rise in the total cancer burden.