In this presentation Dr. Constance Jennings shares some information and thoughts on respiratory insufficiency in cancer survivors. She will focus on the management on dyspnea in lung cancer survivors.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe pulmonary changes that can occur with radiation therapy.
  • Describe acute pulmonary changes that can occur with chemotherapy.
  • Describe chronic pulmonary changes that can occur with chemotherapy.

Reading Resources:

  1. NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) Palliative Care. Version 1.2016. www.nccn.org
  2. Jett, J., Limper, A., Maldonado, F. (2016). Pulmonary toxicity associated with antineoplastic therapy: Cytotoxic agents. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/pulmonary-toxicity-associated-with-antineoplastic-therapy-cytotoxic-agents?source=search_result&search=chemotherapy+pulmonary+toxicity&selected Title=1%7E150
  3. Jett, J., Limper, A., Maldonado, F. (2016). Pulmonary toxicity associated with antineoplastic therapy: Molecularly targeted agents. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/pulmonary-toxicity-associated-with-antineoplastic-therapy-molecularly-targeted-agents?source=search_result&search=chemotherapy+pulmonary+toxicity& selected Title=5%7E150

Disclosures:

Dr. Jennings has reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

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Release Date: 6/16/16 | Last Modified On: 6/16/16 | Expires: 6/16/17

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