Aging and Elderly

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Drs Zofia Piotrowska, H. Jack West, and Taofeek Owonikoko sit down to discuss a series of case-based scenarios. In this video, the doctors discuss a frail patient with metastatic squamous NSCLC with low tumor PD-L1 expression, and the best treatment approach for this patient.
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In this fourteenth video from the Targeted Therapies in Lung Cancer Patient Forum, we present the sixth from the afternoon breakout survivorship sessions, Love, Sex and Cancer, with Dr. Helen Coons.
In this thirteenth video, the fifth from the afternoon breakout survivorship sessions, GRACE presents Exercise for Lung Cancer Patients, with Jeffrey Eagan DPT.
In this twelfth video from the Targeted Therapy in Lung Cancer Live Patient Forum Webcast series, GRACE presents the afternoon breakout sessions. The fourth video from these sessions is Dealing with Down Days, presented by Jeanice Hansen, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C.
In this eleventh video from the Targeted Therapies in Lung Cancer Patient Forum, the third from the afternoon breakout survivorship sessions, GRACE presents Chemo Brain, with Denise Damek, MD.

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At ASCO 2018, Dr. Melissa Loh presented a study titled: "Chance of Cure in Advanced Cancer: What Do Older Patients Believe and How Are These Beliefs Related to Their Preferences?". This study looked at patients and their beliefs regarding a cure for cancer, specifically in older patients with advanced cancer. Patients who are certain that they could be cured pose unique challenges for physicians and shows a need for clear communication between patients and their physicians regarding the outcome of treatment and quality of life.

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