The incidence of breast cancer increases with advancing age, and the relative frequency of benign breast disease (BBD) decreases.
Older women are one of the most rapidly growing segments of the Canadian population.
Most menopausal women require no treatment. Despite controlled trial data showing risks from menopausal hormone treatment, three conditions benefit from ovarian hormone therapy: early menopause, severe vasomotor symptoms with osteoporosis, and sleep-disturbing night sweats.
Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer mortality in women over 65 years of age.
The diagnosis and management of cervical cancer in the older patient presents important challenges to the geriatrician and oncologist.
MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
The increase in male life expectancy has raised concerns about the impact of aging on the male reproductive system.
Urinary incontinence is a significant problem in older women. Prevalence rates vary from 4.5–44% in healthy older women and increase to 22–90% in patients in long-term care facilities.
La prévalence de l’hypogonadisme parmi les hommes souffrant du diabète de type 2 ou du syndrome métabolique — est-ce pertinent sur le plan clinique?
The Prevalence of Hypogonadism among Men who Have Type 2 Diabetes and/or the Metabolic Syndrome—Is it Clinically Relevant?