Objectives: Discuss the epidemiology of lung cancer. Describe the pathophysiology of lung cancer. Recognize the risk factors and etiology of lung cancer. Explain the clinical manifestations and assessment of the patient with lung cancer. Comprehend the types and staging of primary lung cancer. Summarize the primary lung cancer treatment modalities. Discuss the elements of rehabilitation therapy. Identify the complications that can result from lung cancer. Explain common palliative care treatments. Describe survivorship and follow-up care for patients and their families.
Description: Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and has the highest mortality rate. This course provides information on lung cancer, including non-small cell lung cancer, adenocarcinoma, and mesotheliomas. Learn about signs, treatments, and therapies per stage, as well as recurrence.