Non–small-cell lung cancer in elderly patients: a discussion of treatment options.

@article{Gajra2014NonsmallcellLC,
  title={Non–small-cell lung cancer in elderly patients: a discussion of treatment options.},
  author={Ajeet Gajra and Aminah Jatoi},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 24},
  pages={2562-9}
}
Lung cancer is a disease of the elderly. In older patients, the management of a malignancy as complex and potentially as lethal as lung cancer is challenging. Despite the fact that a large proportion of patients with non–small-cell lung cancer are elderly, information remains scant on how best to treat these patients. The goal of this review is to discuss… CONTINUE READING