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    Occupational Therapist

    Geriatrics 240

    Lung Cancer in the Older Patient


    • Become familiar with the epidemiology of lung cancer in the elderly and describe 2 risks and age-related disparities in lung cancer
    • Define and differentiate local therapy vs. systemic therapy and give an example of each.
    • Define and describe the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
    • Describe local treatment strategies including; surgical resection, radiation therapy, radiofrequency ablation
    • Describe systemic treatment strategies including; adjuvant chemotherapy, locally advanced disease, advanced disease, small cell lung cancer, immunotherapy and targeted therapies for actionable mutations

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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