25. Long-Term and Late Physical and Psychosocial Effects of Cancer in Older Adults

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi5 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney6
  1. Kerri M. Clough-Gorr1,2,3 and
  2. Rebecca A. Silliman4

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch25

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Clough-Gorr, K. M. and Silliman, R. A. (2012) Long-Term and Late Physical and Psychosocial Effects of Cancer in Older Adults, 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.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Section of Geriatrics, Boston University Medical Center, Robinson Building, Boston, MA 02118, USA

  2. 2

    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, CH3012 Bern, Switzerland

  3. 3

    National Institute for Cancer Epidemiology and Registration (NICER) Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Zürich, CH3001 Zürich, Switzerland

  4. 4

    Section of Geriatrics, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA

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:

  • cancer in older adults;
  • psychosocial effects;
  • physical late/long-term cancer;
  • age-related complications;
  • cancer, and psychosocial trauma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical Late and Long-Term Cancer Effects

  • Long-Term and Late Psychosocial Effects

  • Age-Related Complications

  • Prevention and Management of Long-Term and Late Effects

  • Conclusions

  • References