Organisation de l'activité clinique en oncologie gériatrique: Propositions de la SIOG (Société internationale d'oncologie gériatrique)

Translated title of the contribution: Management of geriatric oncology in clinics: A summary of international Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) recommendations

S. Monfardini, M. Aapro

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Abstract

One of the aims of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) is to promote the evidence-based care of elderly cancer patients. To develop coherent therapeutic approaches, it is important to understand how geriatric oncology is managed within the various centres that collaborate with SIOG. A survey consisting of 58 questionnaires was performed and reveals that comprehensive geriatric assessments are carried out in 60% of the centres, while 21 centres have specific geriatric oncology programmes, most of them in oncology departments. Sixty percent of the responding centres indicated that patients older than 70 should participate in clinical studies, although only 20% of the centres are recruiting patients for such studies.

Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)238-244
Number of pages7
JournalOncologie
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007

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Keywords

  • Clinical studies
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • Geriatric oncology
  • Geriatric oncology programmes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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