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The number of cancer patients age 85 and older is expected to increase four-fold by 2050.
Edwards B, Howe H, Ries L, Thun M, et al. Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1973-1999: Featuring implications of age and aging on U.S. cancer burden. Cancer. 2002; 94(10): 2766-92. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12173348