Blood cancers

Geriatric assessments needed for older haematology patients

Haematologists are managing increasing numbers of older patients with complex geriatric syndromes and there is a need for closer collaboration with geriatric services, Australian researchers say. The number of elderly patients treated in a Sydney haematology unit doubled between 2000 and 2014, with many patients having multiple geriatric related conditions such as dementia and malnutrition, ...

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