Dr. Hurria on Challenges Facing the Geriatric Population with Breast Cancer

Arti Hurria, MD
Published: Sunday, Sep 17, 2017



Arti Hurria, MD, director, Cancer and Aging Research Program, co-leader, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, professor, Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research and Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, discusses challenges facing geriatric patients with breast cancer.

A challenge that faces geriatric patients is that it is quite a vulnerable population, explains Hurria. It is important to assess a patient based on their functional ability and not their age.
 


Arti Hurria, MD, director, Cancer and Aging Research Program, co-leader, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, professor, Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research and Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, discusses challenges facing geriatric patients with breast cancer.

A challenge that faces geriatric patients is that it is quite a vulnerable population, explains Hurria. It is important to assess a patient based on their functional ability and not their age.
 

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