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Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist who is the Founder and previously served as President & CEO, currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)


Locally Advanced NSCLC in the Frail/Elderly: Podcast of Case Discussion with Drs. Hesketh and Kelly
Howard (Jack) West, MD

Here is the second of three cases covering issues in managing elderly and frail patients with lung cancer that I discussed with experts Paul J. Hesketh from Lahey Clinic and Karen Kelly from Kansas University Medical Center. Both major experts in lung cancer, they have a lot of experience and have been leaders in publishing on the understudied population of elderly and poor performance status patients with lung cancer. This particular case covers treatment options for a patient with unresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Here is the audio and video versions of the podcast, along with the figures and transcript.





The third and final case will cover treating elderly/frail patients with advanced NSCLC.

This program was made possible by an educational grant from OSI Pharmaceuticals, who had no input in its content. We thank them for their support.

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