29. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi3 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney4
  1. Lazzaro Repetto1 and
  2. Angela Marie Abbatecola2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch29

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Repetto, L. and Abbatecola, A. M. (2012) Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment, 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.ch29

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

    Italian National Research Center on Aging (INRCA), Research Hospital of Rome, Oncology Department, Rome, Italy

  2. 2

    Italian National Research Center on Aging (INRCA), Scientific, Direction, Ancona 60100, Italy

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:

  • comprehensive geriatrics;
  • CGA, and multiple problems;
  • physical function, daily living scales;
  • cognitive/depression assessment;
  • CGA, outcomes in clinical oncology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment In Oncology

  • CGA and Outcomes in Clinical Oncology

  • Conclusions

  • References