logo BDSP

Base documentaire


Fermeture du portail BDSP le 1er juillet 2019. En savoir plus...

  1. Chemotherapy in the elderly : Special issue on cancer surgery in the elderly.

    Article - En anglais

    Much of the increase in cancer incidence is explained by the increasing number of elderly in the population.

    Even at a relatively advanced age, many have a life expectancy in the range of, or longer than, the expected 5-or 10-year survival of the malignant disease diagnosed.

    There are some specific problems related to treatment with chemotherapy in this age group.

    There is a decline in organ function, especially renal and cardiac, as well as other limitations in relation to vision, hearing and mobility.

    This means that we have to adopt a different attitude both to indications for chemotherapy and to what agents to use.

    Social and socioeconomic factors also have to be taken into consideration.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Chimiothérapie, Vieillard, Homme, Tumeur maligne, Courbe survie, Critère âge, Toxicité, Anticancéreux, Indication, Impact socioéconomique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Chemotherapy, Elderly, Human, Malignant tumor, Survival curve, Age criterion, Toxicity, Antineoplastic agent, Indication, Socioeconomical impact

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0493113

    Code Inist : 002B02R02. Création : 19/02/1999.



Fermeture du portail BDSP le 1er juillet 2019

Nous avons le regret de vous informer de la fermeture du portail BDSP le 1er juillet 2019. Du 1er janvier au 30 juin 2019, le site et ses services resteront accessibles mais ne seront plus alimentés, ni mis à jour. En savoir plus...