90 per cent of cancer patients 65 years or over have one or more other chronic conditions

//90 per cent of cancer patients 65 years or over have one or more other chronic conditions

90 per cent of cancer patients 65 years or over have one or more other chronic conditions

Flinders University medical oncologist Professor Bogda Koczwara reports

In the US it is estimated at least 90 per cent of cancer patients 65 years or over have one such other chronic condition, with around a quarter having five or more.  These conditions include cardiovascular illness, obesity and metabolic illness, mental health problems and musculoskeletal conditions.

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2018-02-03T21:32:42+00:00October 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

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