Implications of targeted cancer therapies for elderly patients

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Published: 7 Nov 2014
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Prof Vesa Kataja - Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland

At SIOG 2014, Prof Kataja speaks to ecancertv about the challenges of using new cancer therapeutics on the elderly population.

The latest therapeutics, such as targeted therapies, are rarely trialled on the elderly - what implications does this have for treatment?