Cancer care

Which are the most useful geriatric assessment screening tools in oncology?

The Geriatric-8 (G8) and Vulnerable Elders Survey-13 top the list of tools useful in screening older patients with cancer who may benefit from a geriatric assessment. A systematic review of the evidence by Australian investigators found G8 and VES-13 were the most commonly investigated of 12 screening tools. Others included the Abbreviated Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment, ...

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