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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

Music reduces stress before surgery

Music may be as powerful as drugs in calming patients before they undergo surgery ... RELATED Broken heart syndrome may increase cancer risk In this study, Dr. Veena Graff, from anesthesiology and ... read more

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Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care

(AP Photo/Adrian Kraus) Before she could start ... 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 ... read more


Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care

Cancer care for older Americans is getting a makeover ... New guidelines from cancer specialists recommend the evaluations before making treatment decisions for Americans aged 65 and up. The exams ... read more



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