Factors Predicting Adherence to a Tailored-Dose Adjuvant Treatment on the Basis of Geriatric Assessment in Elderly People With Colorectal Cancer: A Prospective Study

Factors Predicting Adherence to a Tailored-Dose Adjuvant Treatment on the Basis of Geriatric... Micro-AbstractSelecting elderly colorectal cancer patients for adjuvant therapy remains a challenge. Comprehensive geriatric assessment is useful for defining multiple frailty levels and guiding decision-making. The supposed benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy is related to the rate of treatment adherence. To identify factors associated with elderly patient’s refusal, toxicity, and treatment completion can improve adherence to adjuvant chemotherapy. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Clinical Colorectal Cancer Elsevier

Factors Predicting Adherence to a Tailored-Dose Adjuvant Treatment on the Basis of Geriatric Assessment in Elderly People With Colorectal Cancer: A Prospective Study

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc.
ISSN
1533-0028
eISSN
1936-0674
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.clcc.2017.09.003
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Abstract

Micro-AbstractSelecting elderly colorectal cancer patients for adjuvant therapy remains a challenge. Comprehensive geriatric assessment is useful for defining multiple frailty levels and guiding decision-making. The supposed benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy is related to the rate of treatment adherence. To identify factors associated with elderly patient’s refusal, toxicity, and treatment completion can improve adherence to adjuvant chemotherapy.

Journal

Clinical Colorectal CancerElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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