13. Other Screening Opportunities for the Future

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi2 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney3
  1. Catherine Quarini

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch13

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Quarini, C. (2012) Other Screening Opportunities for the Future, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 3

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • other screening opportunities;
  • mammography;
  • national skin cancer screening;
  • prostate cancer, cancer-related deaths;
  • UK Colorectal Cancer/NHS Bowel

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Current Cancer Screening Procedures for the Elderly

  • Common Cancers for Which Future Screening Opportunities may be Available

  • Applicability of Current Cancer Screening Results to Elderly People

  • Guidelines for Screening of the Elderly

  • Future Screening Prospects

  • Conclusions

  • References