Distress in older patients with cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Neoplasms
  • Surveys and Questionnaires

abstract

  • Significant distress was identified in 41% of older patients with cancer. Poorer physical function was the best predictor of distress. Further studies are needed to determine whether interventions that improve or assist with physical functioning can help to decrease distress in older adults with cancer.

publication date

  • September 10, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2799049

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2008.19.9463

PubMed ID

  • 19652074

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 4346

end page

  • 51

volume

  • 27

number

  • 26