The many faces of geriatric oncology

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Published: 29 Nov 2019
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Prof Holly Holmes - University of Texas, Houston, USA

Prof Holly Holmes speaks to ecancer at the SIOG 2019 meeting in Geneva about the many faces of geriatric oncology.

She explains that the sessions give an idea of the different roles that geriatric assessment can play. The sessions included geriatric assessment in the emergency department, the assessment of polypharmacy and mobility, and rehab interventions in patients with mobility impairment.

Prof Holmes mentions the significance of considering multidisciplinary perspectives and highlights some of the interesting views and discussions from the sessions.

This service has been kindly supported by unrestricted grants from Janssen Oncology and Sanofi Genzyme.