Christian Nelson Discusses Care Intervention Specifically for Older Cancer Patients

September 2, 2015
Christian Nelson, PhD

Christian Nelson, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center discusses care intervention that was developed specifically for older patients with cancer.

Christian Nelson, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center discusses care intervention that was developed specifically for older patients with cancer.

The psychotherapy focuses on the development of constructs that adults age 70 and above go through as they age.

Themes are integrated into the psychotherapy, including losses associated with aging, wisdom, looking at life in retrospect, reflecting on regrets and learning how to put those regrets in a tolerable perspective.