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Enrique Soto Pérez de Celis, M.D.

Geriatric Oncologist, Departamento de Hemato-Oncología Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán

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Visiting Doctor from Mexico Shares Efforts in Treating Elderly Cancer Patients – and Lessons Learned at City of Hope

07/10/2015 12:00pm | 6685 views

As a geriatric oncologist in Mexico, I’m eager to develop our first geriatric oncology program. The need for such a program has never been greater, as life expectancy in Mexico has been increasing, especially over the last decade. Life expectancy for women has risen to 77 years, and for men to 74 years. And as with any aging population, this means a concurrent increase in the cases of cancer seen in the elderly.

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La Edad es Solo un Número

09/09/2015 01:00pm | 5298 views

 

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Enrique Soto Pérez de Celis, M.D.

Geriatric Oncologist, Departamento de Hemato-Oncología Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán