The Frailty Index in older women with gynecological cancer.

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Summary of "The Frailty Index in older women with gynecological cancer."

Frailty is a key condition to be screened among elderly oncological patients. Aim of our work is to measure the functional and prognostic value for 1-year mortality of the Frailty Index (FI) in a cohort of older women with gynecological cancer.


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Name: Aging clinical and experimental research
ISSN: 1720-8319


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