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Friday Center and UNC Lineberger Host ‘Cancer and Older Adults’ Forum

The average age of a newly diagnosed cancer patient in the U.S. is 67. The director of the UNC Lineberger Geriatric Oncology Program said that’s one reason he hopes to see a lot of older cancer patients and their families at a free public forum at The Friday Center on Nov. 14. “We’ll have experts, we’ll have workshops, and forums,” said Dr. Hy Muss, director of the UNC Lineberger Geriatric Oncology Program. “We’ll have time to meet a lot of the faculty at UNC Lineberger who take care of older patients.’ That includes surgeons, oncologists, chemotherapy experts, and radiation...

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