Published in Clinical Oncology Week, May 25th, 2009
"In 2008, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services declared mobility maintenance and functional independence among at-risk older individuals as the sole priority in aging research. Older cancer survivors represent an important target because cancer and its treatment are associated with accelerated functional decline," the authors write. The practice of healthy lifestyle behaviors may reduce risk for disease and functional decline. However, many older...
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