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The Aging Cancer Patient Population in North Carolina

November 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
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.

 

 


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Details

Date:
November 11, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu
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