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Cancer Biology & Medicine Journal - Special issue on Geriatric Oncology

The Chinese Anti-Cancer Association (CACA) and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) had announced their collaboration on a special Geriatric Oncology issue. This special issue was published in the Cancer Biology & Medicine journal and is now available here.

Vol 12, No 4 - December 2015 (Special Issue on Geriatric Oncology) 

Table of Contents
The special issue on geriatric oncology has been co-published by Chinese Anti-Cancer Association (CACA) and International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG), the letters from editor-in-chief and guest editor are as followed:
Letter from the editor-in-chief - Xi-Shan Hao
Letter from the guest editor - Riccardo Audisio

Review 

Geriatric assessment for oncologists - Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, Holly M. Holmes, Armin Shahrokni
Geriatric oncology: problems with under-treatment within this population - Divya Swaminathan, Vikram Swaminathan
Systemic therapy of non-colorectal gastrointestinal malignancies in the elderly - Avni M. Desai, Stuart M. Lichtman
Chemotherapy of ovarian cancer in elderly patients - Tiffany A. Troso-Sandoval, Stuart M. Lichtman
Bridging academic science and clinical research in the search for novel targeted anti-cancer agents - Alex Matter
MicroRNA: a new and promising potential biomarker for diagnosis and prognosis of ovarian cancer - Manish K. Pal, Shyam P. Jaiswar, Vinaya N. Dwivedi, Amit K. Tripathi, Ashish Dwivedi, Pushplata Sankhwar
PI3K/Akt/mTOR inhibitors in breast cancer - Joycelyn JX Lee, Kiley Loh, Yoon-Sim Yap
Upgrading the definition of early gastric cancer: better staging means more appropriate treatment - Luca Saragoni
Advances in drug delivery system for platinum agents based combination therapy - Xiang Kang, Hai-Hua Xiao, Hai-Qin Song, Xia-Bin Jing, Le-San Yan, Ruo-Gu Qi
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: from translocation to targeted therapy - Jonathan Noujaim, Khin Thway, Cyril Fisher, Robin L. Jones
Mechanistic basis and clinical relevance of the role of transforming growth factor-β in cancer - Run-Long Lin, Lu-Jun Zhao 

Original Article 

How to select elderly colorectal cancer patients for surgery: a pilot study in an Italian academic medical center - Giampaolo Ugolini, Francesco Pasini, Federico Ghignone, Davide Zattoni, Maria Letizia Bacchi Reggiani, Daniele Parlanti, Isacco Montroni
The decision-making process for senior cancer patients: treatment allocation of older women with operable breast cancer in the UK - Jenna L. Morgan, Paul Richards, Osama Zaman, Sue Ward, Karen Collins, Thompson Robinson, Kwok-Leung Cheung, Riccardo A. Audisio, Malcolm W. Reed, Lynda Wyld, on behalf of the Bridging the Age Gap in Breast Cancer Trial Management Team
Prognostic value of body mass index before treatment for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma - Zhao-Qu Li, Lan Zou, Tian-Run Liu, An-Kui Yang
Synergistic suppression of the PI3K inhibitor CAL-101 with bortezomib on mantle cell lymphoma growth - Fu-Lian Qu, Bing Xia, Su-Xia Li, Chen Tian, Hong-Liang Yang, Qian Li, Ya-Fei Wang, Yong Yu, Yi-Zhuo Zhang

Case Report
Pathological clavicular fracture as first presentation of renal cell carcinoma: a case report and literature review - Yan Kong, Jin Wang, Huan Li, Peng Guo, Jian-Fa Xu, He-Lin Feng

Useful Links  
International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)

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