Traditional Chinese health beliefs adopt a holistic view emphasizing the importance of environmental factors in increasing risk of disease. That’s ultimately the best way to treat older cancer patients, says Armin Shahrokni , a geriatrician and medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. When Lorraine Griggs’ 86-year-old father was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he was treated with 35 rounds of radiation, though he had a long list of other serious medical issues, including diabetes, kidney disease and high blood pressure.
Provide your daily snacks, food, water and caffeine intake and track your diet and weight on the go while staying comfortable using the sleep & stress tracker. His plan will also place limits on what out-of-network providers, including ambulances and air ambulance services, can charge.
A study published in the Journal of Geriatric Oncology in November found that in 197 cancer patients 70 years and older, …Read More