Topic: Older cancer patients 'should not be written off'

This story is all over the UK media today and I thought I would share some of it here as well.

Older cancer patients 'should not be written off'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25873930

Source of the story -

130,000 people diagnosed at 65 or over survive cancer for at least a decade.

http://www.macmillan.org.uk/Aboutus/New … ecade.aspx

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Re: Older cancer patients 'should not be written off'

Good story Gavin.

I agree 100% that treatment should not be based on age but on overall health.

KrisV

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