Age No Excuse Not to Treat Lung Cancer, Even in 'Oldest Old'
Many lung cancer patients aged 90 years or older are not offered treatment for lung cancer, but they can do well, especially after surgery for earlier-stage disease.
Interesting article in
about lung cancer in our "oldest old".
Age discrimination is a real issue in cancer treatment. We need to treat the person not the age and rely on shared decision making.
Age No Excuse Not to Treat Lung Cancer, Even in 'Oldest Old' #gerionc