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Paul Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, WinstonSalem, North Carolina Carrie P. Hunter Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland Hanlee P. Ji Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Page xiii Karen A. Johnson Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland Arnold D. Kaluzny Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, and Cecil G.
Cancer Prevention in the Elderly Karen A. Johnson 57 Part III. Molecular Biology and Biological Markers 6. Molecular Biology and Biological Markers Barbara K. Dunn and Dan L. Longo 69 7. Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer Hanlee P. Ji, Robin L. Bennett, and Wylie Burke 123 Part IV. Cancer Treatment 8. Surgery in the Elderly Oncology Patient Erna Busch-Devereaux and Margaret M. Kemeny 153 9. Radiation Therapy and the Elderly Arno James Mundt 187 10. Chemotherapeutic Treatment Issues in the Elderly Marc Gautier and Harvey Jay Cohen 217 11.