Gridelli, Cesare

Management of Lung Cancer in Older People

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Table of contents

Part I. Background and Epidemiology

1. Basic Science of Lung Cancer in Older Patients
Morena Fasano, Flavia Cantile, Floriana Morgillo, Fortunato Ciardiello

2. Clinical Epidemiology and the Impact of Comorbidity on Treatment and Outcome
Maryska L. G. Janssen-Heijnen

Part II. Special Considerations in the Management of Older Patients

3. Physiological Assessment and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
Paul P. Walker, Malcolm West, Michael P. W. Grocott, Sandy Jack

4. A Practical Mini-Guide to Geriatric Assessment
Siri Rostoft Kristjansson

5. Impact of the Physiological Effects of Aging on the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Lung Cancer Treatment
Antonio Rossi, Dario Cova, Silvana Leo, Lazzaro Repetto

6. Drug Interactions and Polypharmacy
Silvana Leo, Dario Cova, Antonio Rossi, Lazzaro Repetto

Part III. Diagnostics

7. Selection of Appropriate Surgery for Early Lung Cancer
Michael T. Jaklitsch, Weston Sacco

Part IV. Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Treatment of Early Stages

8. Surgery: Indications and Issues
Lorenzo Spaggiari, Domenico Galetta

9. Is There a Role for Postoperative Radiotherapy in Elderly Patients with Early-Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer?
Nicolas Girard, Françoise Mornex

10. Is There a Role for Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Older Patients?
Alejandro Navarro, Enriqueta Felip

11. Curative Radiotherapy in Patients Inoperable for Medical Reasons
Naomi E. Verstegen, Suresh Senan

Part V. Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Treatment of Locally Advanced Disease

12. Adjuvant Chemotherapy: Feasibility in the Elderly and Patient Selection
Alejandro Navarro, Enriqueta Felip

13. Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Elderly: What Combination of Therapy Is Best?
Steven E. Schild

Part VI. Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Treatment of Advanced Disease

14. First-Line Treatment and the New Paradigm of Histology-Based Treatment
Cesare Gridelli, Antonio Rossi, Paolo Maione

15. Treatment of Frail Patients and Octogenarians with Advanced NSCLC
Cesare Gridelli, Paolo Maione, Antonio Rossi

16. Are Second- and Third-Line Treatments in the Elderly Feasible?
Cesare Gridelli, Antonio Rossi, Paolo Maione

Part VII. Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Therapeutics

17. Treatment of Limited-Stage Disease in Older Patients: The Role of Thoracic Radiotherapy and Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation
Rovel J. Colaco, Anna P. Britten, Fiona H. Blackhall, Corinne Faivre-Finn

18. Chemotherapy in the Elderly: Standard Chemotherapy or Specific Regimens?
Paul Wheatley-Price, Frances A. Shepherd

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Oncology, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Surgical Oncology

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