In this talk, the speakers reviewed the historical development of the geriatric assessment in the management of older adults with cancer and its importance in a treatment plan. They also discussed recent study results involving the geriatric assessment as well as future directions.
Professor of Medicine
University Of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology
Member, Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship
Associate Scientist, UAB O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)