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What is 'frailty' in elderly cancer patients?

23rd - 25th Oct 2014

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Published: 07.11.14
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Dr Muriel Rainfray - Bordeaux Hospital University Center, Bordeaux, France

Frailty is a very debated concept in the treatment of elderly cancer patients, Dr Rainfray tells ecancertv at SIOG 2014.

She discusses a definition of geriatric frailty, metrics for determining whether a patient is frail, and its implications for cancer treatment.

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European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

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Cancer Intelligence