Management of Lung Cancer in the Elderly.

  title={Management of Lung Cancer in the Elderly.},
  author={Archana Rao and Namita Sharma and Ajeet Gajra},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  volume={32 1},
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-associated mortality in the USA. The median age at diagnosis of lung cancer is 70 years, and thus, about one-half of patients with lung cancer fall into the elderly subgroup. There is dearth of high level of evidence regarding the management of lung cancer in the elderly in the three broad stages of the disease… CONTINUE READING