Cancer Screening in Older Adults.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Cancer screening is an important tool for reducing morbidity and mortality in the elderly. In this article, performance characteristics of commonly used screening tests for colorectal, lung, prostate, breast, and cervical cancers are discussed. Guidelines are emphasized and key issues to consider in screening older adults are highlighted.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wingfield, SA; Heflin, MT

Published Date

  • February 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 17 - 33

PubMed ID

  • 26614858

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-8853

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cger.2015.08.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States