April 24, 2019

Issue 3 – Key updates from the world of Geriatric oncology

April 2019 Below are key updates in Geriatric oncology from the last 5 weeks, curated by Dr. Lorenzo Dottorini. 1. Using Implementation Science to Promote the Use of the G8 Screening Tool in Geriatric Oncology Pauline Gulasingam MBBS et al Journal of American Geriatrics Society doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15920 The use of the […]
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 […]