March 26, 2019

March issue – Key updates from the world of Geriatric oncology

By Dr. Lorenzo Dottorini 1. Predicting chemotherapy toxicity in older adults: Comparing the predictive value of the CARG Toxicity Score with oncologists’ estimates of toxicity based on clinical judgement Erin B. Moth et al. Journal of Geriatric Oncology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2018.08.010 In this study the authors aimed to evaluate the CARG score […]
March 1, 2019

Updates in Geriatric oncology

March 2019 Below are key updates in Geriatric oncology from the last 5 weeks, curated by Dr. Lorenzo Dottorini. 1.Patient- and tumor-related predictors of chemotherapy intolerance in older patients with cancer: A systematic review. van Abbema DL, van den Akker M, Janssen-Heijnen ML In this study, it is once again […]