Lung carcinoma patients aged eighty years over and prognostic factors affecting survival


Kasapoglu U. S. , Gungor S., Arinc S., YALÇINSOY M. , Misirlioglu A., Akbay O. M.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, cilt.65, ss.97-105, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 65 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5578/tt.27881
  • Dergi Adı: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.97-105

Özet

Introduction: Almost 50% of all cancers and 70% of cancer deaths occur in cases aged 65 years and more. Thus diagnosis, treatment and follow up in old cases gain importance. Since there a limited number of study that show age-mortality relation in lung cancer cases aged 80 years and over, issues may arise in diagnosis and treatment process of these cases. In this study, we aimed to evaluate general characteristics of lung cancer cases aged 80 years or over and factors that affect survey.