Lodovicco Balducci

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The role of myelopoietic growth factors in managing cancer in the elderly
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Drugs 62:47-63. 2002
  2. ncbi Management of breast cancer in the older woman
    L Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 8:431-41. 2001
  3. ncbi New paradigms for treating elderly patients with cancer: the comprehensive geriatric assessment and guidelines for supportive care
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612 9416, USA
    J Support Oncol 1:30-7. 2003
  4. ncbi Cancer and ageing: a nexus at several levels
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 5:655-62. 2005
  5. ncbi Molecular insight in cancer treatment and prevention
    Lodovico Balducci
    Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 39:1329-36. 2007
  6. doi Anemia, fatigue and aging
    L Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Transfus Clin Biol 17:375-81. 2010
  7. ncbi The elderly patient with cancer: new approaches for improved outcomes
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612 9416, USA
    J Support Oncol 1:3-4. 2003
  8. ncbi Cancer chemotherapy in elderly cancer patients
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Oncol Manag 14:35-8. 2005
  9. ncbi Epidemiology of cancer and aging
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Oncol Manag 14:47-50. 2005
  10. ncbi Anemia in the elderly-clinical findings and impact on health
    L Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute, University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Dr Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 58:156-65. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi The role of myelopoietic growth factors in managing cancer in the elderly
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Drugs 62:47-63. 2002
    ..Such information will lead to better management of cancer in older patients...
  2. ncbi Management of breast cancer in the older woman
    L Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 8:431-41. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi New paradigms for treating elderly patients with cancer: the comprehensive geriatric assessment and guidelines for supportive care
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612 9416, USA
    J Support Oncol 1:30-7. 2003
    ..The development of effective strategies for the management of toxicity caused by anticancer drugs may help the elderly, as much as younger patients, expect and look forward to a positive outcome with their treatment...
  4. ncbi Cancer and ageing: a nexus at several levels
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 5:655-62. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi Molecular insight in cancer treatment and prevention
    Lodovico Balducci
    Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 39:1329-36. 2007
    ....
  6. doi Anemia, fatigue and aging
    L Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Transfus Clin Biol 17:375-81. 2010
    ..These products may be safe when given exclusively to patients receiving chemotherapy and when the hemoglobin levels are maintained below 12 g/dL...
  7. ncbi The elderly patient with cancer: new approaches for improved outcomes
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612 9416, USA
    J Support Oncol 1:3-4. 2003
  8. ncbi Cancer chemotherapy in elderly cancer patients
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Oncol Manag 14:35-8. 2005
    ..This approach is outlined in the National Cancer Center Network guidelines for the management of cancer in the older person...
  9. ncbi Epidemiology of cancer and aging
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Oncol Manag 14:47-50. 2005
    ..On the basis of these findings, preventative and therapeutic strategies for the elderly may be formulated...
  10. ncbi Anemia in the elderly-clinical findings and impact on health
    L Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute, University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Dr Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 58:156-65. 2006
    ..A better understanding of anemia in the elderly will lead to improved treatment strategies, including the more judicious use of transfusion and appropriate use of erythropoietic agents...
  11. ncbi Prevention of cancer in the older person
    Lodovico Balducci
    Interdisciplinary Oncology Program, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Cancer J 11:442-8. 2005
    ..The value of screening asymptomatic individuals for lung and ovarian cancer is explored in ongoing clinical trials...
  12. ncbi Management of cancer in the elderly
    Lodovico Balducci
    Division of Geriatric Oncology, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:135-43; discussion 144, 146, 151-2. 2006
    ..Age is not a contraindication to cancer treatment: With appropriate caution, older individuals may benefit from cytotoxic chemotherapy to the same extent as the youngest patients...
  13. ncbi Transfusion independence in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: impact on outcomes and quality of life
    Lodovico Balducci
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, Geriatric Section, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612 9497, USA
    Cancer 106:2087-94. 2006
    ..Newer treatments have the potential to improve the care of patients with MDS by alleviating the clinical, economic, and quality-of-life consequences of long-term RBC transfusion dependence...
  14. ncbi Cancer-related anemia: special considerations in the elderly
    Lodovico Balducci
    Division of Geriatric Oncology, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida, College of Medicine, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612 9416, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 21:81-6, 90; discussion 90, 100,104. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi Management of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in the older cancer patient
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:26-31. 2006
    ..In this article we explore the management of neutropenia and neutropenic infections in older cancer patients, as well as review the causes and the risk of this complication...
  16. ncbi An overlooked problem: anemia in the elderly patient with cancer
    Lodovico Balducci
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, USA
    J Support Oncol 5:115-6. 2007
  17. ncbi [Medical and social involvements of the cancer in the elderly]
    Lodovico Balducci
    d oncologie à l Université de Floride, College of Medicine, en charge du programme d oncogériatrie au H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, Etats Unis
    Med Sci (Paris) 23:35-7. 2007
    ..The conclusion targets the importance of the functional age of the patients and the presence of natural helping, on which the authorities should rule. double dagger...
  18. doi Elderly cancer patients receiving chemotherapy benefit from first-cycle pegfilgrastim
    Lodovico Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Oncologist 12:1416-24. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi Management of cancer pain in geriatric patients
    Lodovico Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Support Oncol 1:175-91. 2003
    ..In the conclusion, the American Geriatrics Society's guidelines for the management of pain in older individuals will be examined and a research agenda outlined...
  20. ncbi Cost of cancer clinical trials in elderly patients
    Lodovicco Balducci
    University of South Florida, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:505-11. 2004
    ..In the process, the cost differences of cancer treatment in younger and older patients will be explored...
  21. ncbi Increased risk of myelotoxicity in elderly patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer 100:6-11. 2004
  22. ncbi Management of cancer in the older person: a practical approach
    L Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Oncologist 5:224-37. 2000
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  23. ncbi Cancer and age in the USA
    L Balducci
    University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 37:137-45. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi Hematopoietic growth factors in the older cancer patient
    L Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Department of Oncology and Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 8:170-87. 2001
    ..The issue is examined in terms of effectiveness and cost. An outline of the assessment of the older cancer patient is provided at the end of the chapter as a frame of reference for clinical decisions...
  25. ncbi Epidemiology of anemia in the elderly: information on diagnostic evaluation
    Lodovico Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:S2-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, appropriate diagnosis and management strategies of anemia in the elderly need to be identified, particularly because anemia may indicate the presence of other serious diseases...
  26. ncbi Myelosuppression and its consequences in elderly patients with cancer
    Lodovico Balducci
    Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 17:27-32. 2003
    ..Such prophylaxis should be routinely considered in elderly patients with cancer treated with myelosuppressive chemotherapy...
  27. ncbi Anemia, cancer, and aging
    Lodovico Balducci
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 10:478-86. 2003
    ..Anemia is an issue of concern in the management of older patients with cancer. In this age group, the incidence and prevalence of both cancer and anemia increase with age...
  28. ncbi Supportive care of the older cancer patient
    Lodovico Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 48:S65-70. 2003
    ..When toxicity is properly prevented, cytotoxic chemotherapy may be as effective in older individuals as it is in the younger ones...
  29. ncbi Geriatric oncology
    Lodovico Balducci
    Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 46:211-20. 2003
    ..Treatment of cancer with chemotherapy may be associated with increased risk of complications, especially mucositis and neutropenia. The latter may be ameliorated by prophylactic use of growth factors and correction of anemia...
  30. ncbi Predictors of tolerance to chemotherapy in older cancer patients: a prospective pilot study
    M Extermann
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Eur J Cancer 38:1466-73. 2002
    ..Designing a composite predictive score to use in assessing the toxicity of multiple chemotherapy regimens therefore appears to be a valid undertaking...
  31. ncbi What threshold for adjuvant therapy in older breast cancer patients?
    M Extermann
    Senior Adult Oncology Program and Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Clin Oncol 18:1709-17. 2000
    ..Knowledge of the threshold relapse risks above which adjuvant treatment is worth prescribing would enhance decision making...
  32. ncbi Update of the economic analyses of the use of the colony-stimulating factors
    G H Lyman
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 6:145-51. 1999
    ..Continuing clinical and economic evaluation along with updating of clinical practice guidelines is needed due to rapid technologic and clinical advances in this area...
  33. ncbi Comorbidity and functional status are independent in older cancer patients
    M Extermann
    Senior Adult Oncology Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:1582-7. 1998
    ..However, to date, there is no standard measure of the comorbidity burden available for these patients. We tested the performance of two comorbidity scales and their relationship with functional status...
  34. doi Treating elderly patients with hormone sensitive breast cancer: what do the data show?
    L Balducci
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Senior Adult Oncology Program, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Treat Rev 35:47-56. 2009
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  35. ncbi Validity and reliability of the FACT-G scale for use in the older person with cancer
    J Overcash
    Senior Adult Oncology Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612-9497, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 24:591-6. 2001
    ..9 +/- 14.4 SD. Subjects with a PS of 3 had a mean score of 59.0 +/- 23.2 SD. The FACT-G is a valid and reliable instrument for use in the older patient with cancer. The FACT-G is not an age-biased instrument...
  36. ncbi The effect of changing disease risk on clinical reasoning
    G H Lyman
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa 33612
    J Gen Intern Med 9:488-95. 1994
    ..Health care professionals should receive training in the proper evaluation of test information, with particular emphasis on the influence of pretest disease risk on the posttest probability of disease...

Research Grants1

  1. Support of the Caregiver of the Older Cancer Patient Undergoing Chemotherapy
    Lodovico Balducci; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study provides an opportunity to address problems associated with intense short-term care giving in this expanding population. ..