The Aging Cancer Patient Population in North Carolina SPOC

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.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

Describe the demographics of aging and cancer

Outline the elements of, and how to perform a geriatric assessment

Explain how to formulate a treatment plan for older patients

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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


Presenter Disclosure Information

Hyman B. Muss, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.


This Non-Credit Course does NOT have accreditation for continuing education credits.

The course offers only general participation certificates.

Available Credit

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