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Decision making affecting care of older people with cancer: a comparison between general practitioners and oncologists in Lorraine Volume 15, issue 4, Décembre 2017

Authors
1 Service de gériatrie, Centre hospitalier régional universitaire de Nancy, Hôpitaux de Brabois, Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France
2 EI Ethos Axe 2, Faculté de médecine, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France
3 Plateforme d’aide à la recherche clinique, Centre hospitalier régional universitaire de Nancy, Hôpitaux de Brabois, Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France
4 Oncolor, Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France
5 Service du SISSPO, Institut de cancérologie de Lorraine, Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France
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Purpose

The main objective of this study is to identify the decision criteria of general practitioners and oncologists in the management of older patients with cancer in Lorraine. The secondary objectives are to identify the difficulties encountered and to propose solutions to improve health path of these patients.