Evaluation of cognition in cancer patients: Special focus on the elderly

Andrea K. Bial, Richard L. Schilsky, Greg Sachs

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Abstract

Purpose: The risks of both cognitive dysfunction and most cancers increase with age. A literature review was undertaken to identify how cognitive issues in older patients were being assessed in the oncology literature. Methods: A systematic literature search was undertaken using a number of different search terms and databases to find all relevant articles in oncology and internal medicine journals. Results: Eighty-eight articles were included in the review. Just over half of the articles studied a mixture of cancer types and had fewer than 100 patients. The vast majority of patients being studied were

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)242-255
Number of pages14
JournalCritical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology
Volume60
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Cognition
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Elderly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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Evaluation of cognition in cancer patients : Special focus on the elderly. / Bial, Andrea K.; Schilsky, Richard L.; Sachs, Greg.

In: Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, Vol. 60, No. 3, 12.2006, p. 242-255.

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Bial, Andrea K. ; Schilsky, Richard L. ; Sachs, Greg. / Evaluation of cognition in cancer patients : Special focus on the elderly. In: Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology. 2006 ; Vol. 60, No. 3. pp. 242-255.
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