Clinical pharmacology of cancer therapies in older adults Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents

abstract

  • This abbreviated review outlines the physiologic changes associated with aging, and examines how these changes may affect the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of anticancer therapies. We also provide an overview of studies that have been conducted evaluating the pharmacology of anticancer therapies in older adults, and issue a call for further research.

publication date

  • February 12, 2008

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2243152

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.bjc.6604201

PubMed ID

  • 18256586

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 517

end page

  • 22

volume

  • 98

number

  • 3