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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer-Related Weight Changes and Muscle Loss
  • Enhancing Strength and Lean Body Mass
  • The Important Role of Clinical Trials
  • Eating Hints, Dietary Changes and Recommendations
  • The Role of Exercise, Rehabilitative Medicine and Strength Exercises
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Thomas J. Lynch, Jr., MD
Jonathan and Richard Sackler Professor of Medicine, Director, Yale Cancer Center, Physician-in-Chief, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
Richard J. Gralla, MD, FACP
Medical Director, Quality of Life Research Associates
Jimmie C. Holland, MD
Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology, Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT
Pulmonary Clinical Nurse Specialist, Fitness Coordinator, Integrative Medicine Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Linda Pataki, MS, RD, LD, CNSC
Supervisor, Clinical Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA
Director, Social Service-Long Island, Lung Cancer Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on December 14, 2011.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.