Geriatrics

Survey Results: Supportive Care of Older Patients

In 2014 and 2015, the Study Group conducted a survey of members regarding practices of clinical oncologists with respect to supportive care of older patients. While respondents were familiar with geriatric oncology, most reported little access to geriatric oncology clinical consultative services. A majority agreed, however, that older cancer patients have unique and challenging needs and that these are poorly addressed. The survey results are being prepared for publication.