EDITORIAL: Focusing on care of older adults with cancer

Margaret I. Fitch


In several of my editorials I have pointed out trends that oncology nurses ought to know about. This column follows along the same theme. I want to alert you to several recent publications that could be helpful to you in thinking about the care of older adults with cancer.

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Canadian Partnership Against Cancer—Person centered perspective portfolio. (2016). Evidence synthesis: Care of Older Adults with Cancer. Toronto: Author.

Puts, M.T.E., Sattar, S., et al., (2016). Chemotherapy treatment decision-making experience of adults with cancer, their family members, oncologists, and family physicians: A mixed methods study. Supportive Care in Cancer. doi:10.1007/s00520-016-3476-8

Puts, M.T.E., Sattar, S., Fossat,T., et al. (2017). The Senior Toronto Oncology Panel (STOP) Study. (In Review).

Sattar, S., Alibhai, S.M., Wildiers, H., & Puts, M.T. (2014). How to implement a geriatric assessment in your clinical practice. Oncologist, 19(10), 1056–68.


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