January/February 2011: Premier issue
Table of Contents
It is as important to treat hypertension in older adults as it is in younger people.
Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is the leading cause of spinal surgery among older Americans, yet more than one-third do not gain significant relief from surgical treatment.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, and more than half of those newly diagnosed with colon cancer are over the age of 70 years.
Dr. Anne Horgan and Dr. Shabbir Alibhai share their views on the current status of research in Colorectal CancerMBBCh
The incidence of colorectal cancer increases with age, with approximately 60% of patients in the US (and similar numbers in Canada) older than 65 years at diagnosis and 40% over the age of 75.