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Matthias Holdhoff and Marc C. Chamberlain

/print certificate. Release date: September 19, 2013; Expiration date: September 19, 2014 Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Evaluate the potential explanations for abbreviated survival in elderly

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Amit D. Raval, Suresh Madhavan, Malcolm D. Mattes, Mohamad Salkini and Usha Sambamoorthi

quality of care for non–cancer-related conditions. For example, among elderly men (age ≥66 years) with localized prostate cancer, the quality of care for acute chronic conditions is neglected. 3 Furthermore, among men of all ages with prostate cancer

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Zheng Zhou, Alfred W. Rademaker, Leo I. Gordon, Ann S. LaCasce, Allison Crosby-Thompson, Ann Vanderplas, Gregory A. Abel, Maria A. Rodriguez, Auayporn Nademanee, Mark S. Kaminski, Myron S. Czuczman, Michael M. Millenson, Andrew D. Zelenetz, Joyce Niland, Jonathan W. Friedberg and Jane N. Winter

shows that rituximab clearance is relatively slow in elderly (age >60 years) women compared with men, leading to higher blood levels and prolonged exposure to rituximab, possibly explaining the better clinical outcomes observed in elderly women

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Taofeek K. Owonikoko and Suresh Ramalingam

elderly patients: an analysis of the SEER database . J Clin Oncol 2007 ; 25 : 5570 – 5577 . 3. Hutchins LF Unger JM Crowley JJ . Underrepresentation of patients 65 years of age or older in cancer-treatment trials . N Engl J Med 1999 ; 341

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Ami Vyas, S. Suresh Madhavan, Usha Sambamoorthi, Xiaoyun (Lucy) Pan, Michael Regier, Hannah Hazard and Sita Kalidindi

by types of services during the initial phase of care among 69,307 elderly, female, SEER-Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries aged ≥66 years diagnosed with first primary incident breast cancer from 2003–2009. Table 3. Factors

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Ishveen Chopra, Nilanjana Dwibedi, Malcolm D. Mattes, Xi Tan, Patricia Findley and Usha Sambamoorthi

-related hospitalizations among elderly fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare beneficiaries with preexisting CAD and incident breast, colorectal, or prostate cancer, after controlling for cardiotoxic cancer treatments and other risk factors that may affect CAD

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Monira Alwhaibi, Usha Sambamoorthi, Suresh Madhavan, Thomas Bias, Kimberly Kelly and James Walkup

Background Depression is a highly prevalent mental health condition among elderly cancer survivors (age >65 years). According to the CDC, “cancer survivor refers to a person who has been diagnosed with cancer, from the time of diagnosis

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Efrat Dotan, Ilene Browner, Arti Hurria and Crystal Denlinger

the prospective Preoperative Assessment of Cancer in the Elderly (PACE) study found that those with a limited performance status (defined by an ECOG performance status of 2 to 4, abnormal activities of daily living, and dependence in instrumental

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Arti Hurria

has served as a consultant to GTX and Seattle Genetics. References 1. Talarico L Chen G Pazdur R . Enrollment of elderly patients in clinical trials for cancer drug registration: a 7-year experience by the US Food and Drug

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Ami Vyas, S. Suresh Madhavan and Usha Sambamoorthi

months) after BC diagnosis constituted 37% of BC Medicare spending, which is substantially higher due to surgery and adjuvant therapy. 2 – 6 Additionally, elderly women aged ≥65 years have higher BC incidence compared with their younger counterparts, 7