Winner of a 2006 AJN Book of the Year Award in the Gerontologic Nursing Category (Second Place)
Highlighting a recent frontier in the field of oncology, the highly specialized and individually tailored care of the older adult, this text provides you with a comprehensive guide to caring for this ever-growing patient population. Topics include
You will also gain valuable information on a variety of cancers and their specific effect on older adults, including breast, colorectal, head and neck, lung, and prostate cancer; non-Hodgkin lymphoma; and hematologic malignancies and disorders. If you are caring for older adults with cancer, you should consider adding this text to your nursing library.