Lung cancer • 7: Management of lung cancer in elderly patients

R. Booton, M. Jones, N. Thatcher

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    Denying the elderly important advances in the treatment of lung cancer on prejudice alone is no longer justified. The fit elderly person with adequate organ function should be offered similar treatment to younger patients. Other elderly patients should ideally be included in randomised trials to provide an evidence base.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)711-720
    Number of pages9
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2003


    • Aged
    • Aged, 80 and over
    • diagnosis: Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
    • diagnosis: Carcinoma, Small Cell
    • Humans
    • diagnosis: Lung Neoplasms
    • Neoplasm Staging
    • Survival Analysis


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