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Treatment of Older Adults with Cancer — Addressing Gaps in Evidence

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  • Monica M. Bertagnolli, M.D.,
  • and Harpreet Singh, M.D.

Older adults with cancer are underrepresented in clinical research. Because of insufficient data, such patients and their physicians must make life-altering treatment decisions without adequate evidence-based guidance.

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The views presented in this manuscript reflect those of the authors and are not official positions of the Food and Drug Administration or the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

This article was published on September 11, 2021, at

Author Affiliations

From Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston (M.M.B.), and the Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD (H.S.).

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