FP Essentials™

Lung Cancer

Edition #464 | January 2018

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  • Screen all patients for tobacco use.
  • Assist patients who smoke cigarettes with smoking cessation using a combination of evidence-based methods.
  • Perform a counseling and shared decision-making visit regarding lung cancer screening for high-risk patients.
  • Summarize current guidelines for the monitoring of patients with pulmonary nodules.
  • Describe the initial diagnostic evaluation of symptomatic patients with suspected lung cancer.
  • Summarize methods of tissue diagnosis and staging in patients with lung cancer.
  • Counsel patients with lung cancer about how functional capacity may affect management options.
  • Discuss the roles of team members in a multidisciplinary team caring for patients with lung cancer
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