"Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK were pleased to support the Association of Cancer Physicians and the British Geriatrics Society in their 2014 workshop held in Manchester [England] and in this publication, Problem Solving in Older Cancer Patients." Preface.
1. Cancer in Older People: an Overview -- 2. Clinical Epidemiology and Patterns of Care for Cancer in Older Patients -- 3. Improving Care for Older Cancer Patients in the NHS -- 4. Strategies to Improve Outcomes for Older Cancer Patients: Learning from the Improving Cancer Treatment Assessment and Support for Older People Project -- 5.A European Perspective on Cancer Care in Older People -- 6. Clinical Trials in Older Patients with Cancer -- 7.Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and Available Tools -- 8. Special Issues Concerning Radiotherapy in Older Cancer Patients -- 9. Special Issues Concerning Systemic Anticancer Therapy in Older Cancer Patients -- 10. Special Issues in the Selection of Older Cancer Patients and Delivery of Their Surgery.
Note continued: 11. Drug Therapy in Older People: Pharmacology and the Dangers of Polypharmacy / Paul Gallagher -- 12. Screening for Breast and Prostate Cancer in the Older Population / Malcolm Reed -- 13. The Nursing Perspective / Richard Henry -- 14. Allied Health Professional Perspective / Margot Gosney -- 15. Perspectives from a GP on Care of Older People with Cancer / Winnie Kwan -- 16. Anaesthetic Perspective / Irwin Foo -- 17. Ethics, Consent and Capacity in the Older Cancer Patient / Margot Gosney -- 18. Palliative Care in Older Cancer Patients / Michael I. Bennett -- Section Two Case studies -- 1.A Patient with Lung Cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension and Dizziness / Ana Montes -- 2. Colorectal Cancer in a Patient with an Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Poor Nutritional Status / Paul Ross -- 3.A Patient with Early-Stage Lung Cancer and Heart Disease / Mary E.R. O'Brien.
Note continued: 4.A Patient with Colorectal Cancer, Liver Metastases and Falls / Matthew Seymour -- 5. Adjuvant Chemotherapy in a Patient with Breast Cancer / Bob Leonard -- 6.A Patient with Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer, Transient Ischaemic Attack and Impotence / Malcolm Mason -- 7. Surgery for Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer in a Morbidly Obese Patient with Diabetes and Renal Impairment / Sarah Ngan -- 8. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary in a Patient with Multiple Comorbidities / Jonathan Birns -- 9. Incontinence Developing During Chemotherapy in a Patient with Advanced Ovarian Cancer and Diabetes / David Jackson -- 10.A Patient with Breast Cancer and Dementia / Eleni Karapanagioto -- 11.A Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Comorbidities and Fatigue / Timothy Chevassut -- 12.A Frail Patient with Colorectal Cancer Considered for Chemotherapy Who Struggles to Complete Activities of Daily Living / Debashis Sarker --
Note continued: 13. Optimal First-Line Management of a Patient with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma / Lisa Pickering -- 14. Lymphoma in a Patient with Pre-existing Depression and Parkinson's Disease Who Struggles to Complete Activities of Daily Living / Edward Spilg -- 15.A Patient with Carcinoma of the Thyroid and Delirium / Kate Newbold -- 16. Pancreatic Cancer in a Patient on More Than 10 Internal Medicine Therapies / Juliet Wright -- 17. Advanced Ovarian Cancer in a Patient who Is Socially Isolated and Deaf / Susana Banerjee -- 18. Fitness for Radical Surgery in a Patient with Uterine Cancer, Hypertension, Obesity and Peripheral Vascular Disease / Kate Lankester -- 19.A Patient with Head and Neck Cancer Who Is a Heavy Smoker with Emphysema and Poor Nutrition / Shree Bhide -- 20. Fitness of a Patient with Advanced Melanoma for Therapy with Checkpoint Inhibitors / James Larkin.
Note continued: 21.A Patient with Parkinson's Disease and Oesophageal Cancer Exhibiting Significant Upper Gastrointestinal Toxicity, Nausea and Vomiting from Chemotherapy / David Watkins -- 22. Diarrhoea in a Patient on Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer / Naureen Starling -- 23.A Patient with Breast Cancer Experiencing Cardiac Toxicity on Chemotherapy / Mark Harries -- 24. Chemotherapy Resulting in Acute Kidney Injury in a Patient with Bladder Cancer / Christy Ralph -- 25. Partial Nephrectomy Followed by Hand-Foot Syndrome in a Patient with Renal Cancer Receiving Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy / Naveen Vasudev -- 26. They Disagree! Choice of Therapy by a Patient with Cholangiocarcinoma and His Family / Daniel Swinson -- 27.A Patient with Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer for Radiotherapy or Surgery Who Experiences Falls / Ann Henry -- 28. Early Prostate Cancer in an Asymptomatic Patient with Urinary Incontinence and History of Deep Vein Thrombosis / Eileen Burns.
Note continued: 29.A Blind Patient with a Large Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour for Radical Surgery / Maria Marples -- 30. Use of Radical Radiotherapy in a Patient with a Brain Tumour and Deafness / Susan Short -- 31.A Patient with Gastric Cancer and Problems with Vascular Access / Alan Anthoney -- 32.A Patient with Infectious Complications and Neutropenia on Chemotherapy / Tim Perren.