Challenges in treating elderly lung cancer patients

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Published: 28 Nov 2019
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Prof Mike Jaklitsch - Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Prof Mike Jaklitsch speaks to ecancer at the SIOG 2019 meeting in Geneva about some of the challenges involved with treating elderly lung cancer patients.

He explains that with modern techniques improving the invasiveness of operations, the pool of patients who can receive these surgeries as increased.

Prof Jaklitsch also highlights the importance of smoking cessation prior to surgery.

This service has been kindly supported by unrestricted grants from Janssen Oncology and Sanofi Genzyme.