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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
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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.

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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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