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The Aging Cancer Patient Population in North Carolina
November 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
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
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.
- 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.
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