Duke University, NC, United States
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Harvey Jay Cohen, MD, is Walter Kempner Professor, Director, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Chair Emeritus, Department of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Cohen co-chairs the Cancer in the Elderly Committee for The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology and is PI of the Partnership for Anemia: Clinical and Translational Trials in the Elderly (PACTTE). He is past President of the American Geriatrics Society, the Gerontologic Society of America and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology. He has published extensively with more than 300 articles and book chapters, with special emphasis on geriatric assessment, biologic basis of functional decline, and cancer and hematologic problems in the elderly. He is co-editor of Geriatric Medicine, 4th Edition; Practical Geriatric Oncology; and author of the book Taking Care After 50. He has received the BJ Kennedy award from the American Society for Clinical Oncology, and the Paul Calabresi Award from the International Society of Geriatric Oncology.
Presentations this author is a contributor to:
Geriatric Oncology – What is it and why do we need it? (#2)
Plenary: The burden of cancer in the elderly
Anemia in the Elderly: New Wrinkles on an Old Problem (#25)
Plenary: Evidence based cancer management in older patients