Elderly patients with gynaecological cancer: is the management individualized?
1Department of Gynaecological Oncology, The Christie Hospital, Manchester (United Kingdom)
2First Department of Surgery, General Hospital of Attica, “KAT”, Athens
3Department of Paediatrics, General Hospital of Rethymno, Rethymno
4Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Athens
5Consultant of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Hospital Agia Olga, Athens (Greece)
DOI: 10.12892/ejgo2756.2018 Vol.39,Issue 5,October 2018 pp.701-704
Published: 10 October 2018
The change in life expectancy affects the presentation and the prognosis of elderly patients with gynaecological cancer. The authors performed a literature review in order to clarify if there are any changes in the treatment of such patients, and if their management should be considered to be individualized, depending on their age and comorbidities.
Octagenitarians; Cancer; Female genital tract; Treatment options.
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