Relationship of cancer and aging.

Journal Article (Review)

The major risk factor for cancer is progressive age. Molecular advances in our understanding of carcinogenesis and the aging process are helping to clarify this relationship. The magnitude of cancer in the elderly warrants institution of an active prevention program by clinicians caring for this population.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Crawford, J; Cohen, HJ

Published Date

  • August 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 419 - 432

PubMed ID

  • 3308041

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3308041

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-0690


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States