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Healthy aging for the cancer patient - CNL
“Being a senior does not necessarily mean that you’re old,” says Beatrice Edwards, M.D., associate professor in geriatric medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center. “Yet, it’s important for elderly cancer patients to have their functional status evaluated in order to achieve successful cancer treatment outcomes.” In this podcast, Edwards shares tips on healthy aging for older adults and explains the role that a geriatrician can play in cancer treatment and survivorship.
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Title: Healthy aging for the cancer patient - CNL
Summary: “Being a senior does not necessarily mean that you’re old,” says Beatrice Edwards, M.D., associate professor in geriatric medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center. “Yet, it’s important for elderly cancer patients to have their functional status evaluated in order to achieve successful cancer treatment outcomes.” In this podcast, Edwards shares tips on healthy aging for older adults and explains the role that a geriatrician can play in cancer treatment and survivorship.
Keywords: geriatrician, geriatrics, old age, senior, elderly, health, aging, healthy aging, Beatrice Edwards, cancer, cancer patient, chemo, chemotherapy, surgery, treatment, integratedComm, Communications - Integrated Media
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