Author | Cho Chan, BSN, RN, OCN

Articles

The Patient With Cancer-Related Dyspnea

April 06, 2009

The patient, "JD," is a 62-year-old Caucasian female who had stage IV non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) diagnosed 3 months ago. Her medical history is significant for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She quit smoking cigarettes more than 6 months ago after having smoked a pack per day for 40 years.