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The Aging Cancer Patient Population in North Carolina

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Aging Cancer Patient Population in North Carolina – Hyman B. Muss, MD — Wednesday, November 11th at Noon (Patient Centered Care Lecture)
UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents a Patient Centered Care Lecture


Hyman B. Muss, MD

Hyman B. Muss, MD

Mary Jones Hudson Distinguished Professor of Geriatric Oncology; Director, Geriatric Oncology Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


The Aging Cancer Patient Population
in North Carolina


Lecture Description

Dr. Hyman Muss will discuss recommendations related to specific needs of older patients with cancer. Updates will be presented regarding the implementation of the geriatric assessment into routine cancer care, as well as management strategies that are identified based on the results of the geriatric assessment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe Describe the demographics of aging and cancer.
  • Describe critical elements of performing a geriatric assessment.
  • Formulate a specific treatment plan for older oncology patients.


Register to Attend via Zoom Webinar


Free Continuing Education credits:

To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit
for this Live Lecture:

  • Attend 50 minutes or more of the live lecture:
    • by using Zoom (registration link above) or
    • by going to a designated site.
  • Zoom attendance must use video! Joining by Audio-only does not qualify for CE credit!
  • After the live lecture, complete an evaluation and download your certificate.
  • The Live Activity Evaluation Instructions (LAEI) and password is provided after the lecture to those who attend 50 minutes or more of the live lecture:
    • At a designated site, the site coordinator will provide the LAEI.
    • With Zoom Webinar, an email containing a link to the LAEI will be sent within 24 hours of the lecture
  • You have 7 days from the date of the lecture to complete your electronic evaluation and claim a certificate of credit.

Lecture Resources:


UNCCN Site Coordinators:


Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Continuing Education Credit:

  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in December 2020.
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*Lecture topic subject to change.


November 11
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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UNC Lineberger Cancer Network