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Development of a predictor of one-year mortality in older patients with cancer by geriatric and oncologic parameters.

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Summary of "Development of a predictor of one-year mortality in older patients with cancer by geriatric and oncologic parameters."

More than 60% of the new cancer diagnoses are currently made in older adults, a highly heterogeneous population. Reliable and time-saving tools to define older adults' prognosis are needed to inform the oncologist's decisions in routine clinical practice. We sought to define a multi-domain classification tool for the prediction of all-cause one-year mortality in a cohort of older adults with solid tumors.

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Name: Journal of geriatric oncology
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