15. Surgery for Older Adults with Cancer

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi3 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney4
  1. Lynda Wyld1,
  2. Malcolm Walter Ronald Reed1 and
  3. Thompson Gordon Robinson2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch15

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Wyld, L., Ronald Reed, M. W. and Robinson, T. G. (2012) Surgery for Older Adults with Cancer, 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.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Academic Unit of Surgical Oncology, University of Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop, UK

  2. 2

    Departments of Ageing and Stroke Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, 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:

  • older adults, surgery in cancer;
  • disease-site-specific variance;
  • breast cancer and SLNB;
  • prostate cancer/PSA;
  • progressive functional decline

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Disease-Site-Specific Variance in Surgical Practice with Older Age

  • Advances in Surgical Practice

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgment

  • References