Understanding the ‘older patient’
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Understanding the ‘older patient’

Carole Farrell Consultant editor, School of Oncology, Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Cancer affects people of all ages, but prevalence increases with age. A greater number of older people will therefore be diagnosed with cancer than in other age groups.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 14, 7, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/cnp.14.7.5.s1

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