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Evaluating seniors before cancer care

Before she could start breast cancer treatment, Nancy Simpson had to walk in a straight line, count backward from 20 and repeat a silly phrase. It was all part of a special kind of medical fitness ... read more

Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care

Before she could start breast ... the treatments after the man had a geriatric evaluation and declared he wanted care that would control his symptoms and prolong his life. The patient managed well and ... read more

Special evaluations can help seniors with cancer care

Allison Magnuson, right, speaks with patient Nancy Simpson at the Pluta Cancer Center in Rochester, N.Y. (Photo: Adrian Kraus / AP) Before she could start ... the man had a geriatric evaluation and ... read more



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