Older Adults and Colorectal Cancer

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There are some colorectal cancer risk factors you cannot change –and one of those is age. As you get older, your risk of CRC goes up. In this month’s webinar, Dr. Grant Williams will talk about considerations for those who are older with colorectal cancer. He will discuss adjuvant treatment options for older adults, management of existing comorbidities, potential risks of new morbidities related to treatment, and more.

Watch the Webinar on YouTube

View the Slides on Slideshare

About the Presenter

Grant R. Williams, M.D.

As both a Geriatrician and Oncologist, Dr. Williams’ research is focused on refining treatment selection and improving the outcomes of older adults with cancer. His research involves the use of geriatric assessment and novel biomarkers, such molecular markers of aging and body composition, to better evaluate functional age and developing interventional clinical trials to improve the tolerance and outcomes of older adults undergoing cancer treatment.

Dr. Williams is an Assistant Professor in the Divisions of Hematology/Oncology & Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care at the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship atThe University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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