22. Ovarian Cancer

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi4 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney5
  1. Claire Falandry1,
  2. Gilles Freyer2 and
  3. Eric Pujade-Lauraine3

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch22

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Falandry, C., Freyer, G. and Pujade-Lauraine, E. (2012) Ovarian 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.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geriatrics Unit, Lyon University Hospices Civils de Lyon, Pierre-Bénite, France

  2. 2

    Medical Oncology Department, Lyon University Hospices Civils de Lyon, Pierre-Bénite, France

  3. 3

    Department of Oncology, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France

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:

  • ovarian cancer;
  • gynecological cancer;
  • geriatric, chemotherapy tolerance;
  • oncological and geriatrics;
  • ovarian cancer, paradox

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Demographics

  • Treatment Strategies

  • Toward Crosstalk Between Oncological and Geriatric Assessments

  • Conclusion

  • References