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Best care for the oldest lung cancer patients

Although more than two fifths of lung cancers are diagnosed in patients over 70, data from clinical trials on the safest and most effective treatments for this age group are scarce. Now Italian oncologists are conducting ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Cancer
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The power of doctors makes elderly patients passive

Elderly patients are often critical towards the meeting with the doctor. Hierarchical structures, time pressure and traditions in the health care sector make these patients and their relatives passive when facing the doctor ...

dateOct 27, 2009 in Health
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