Barriers to Diagnosing, Treating Geriatric Cancer Patients

June 27, 2014
Hyman B. Muss, MD
Hyman B. Muss, MD

In this interview, Dr. Hyman Muss discusses some of the barriers to providing high-quality care to geriatric cancer patients, including the barriers to diagnosis and treatment.

In this interview, Hyman B. Muss, MD, creator of the geriatric oncology program at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses some of the barriers to providing high-quality care to geriatric cancer patients, including the barriers to diagnosis and treatment, factors that prevent high-quality patient assessment, and how academic and community settings differ in their approach to treating this segment of the patient population.