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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Metastatic Lung Cancer
  • Current Standard of Care
  • The Role of Targeted Treatments, Chemotherapy and Radiation Oncology
  • New Treatment Approaches and Clinical Trials
  • Managing Side Effects and Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Physical Activity and Nutritional Concerns and Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Mark G. Kris, MD
Chief, Thoracic Oncology Service, The William and Joy Ruane Chair in Thoracic Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Maria Werner-Wasik, MD
Professor, Residency Program Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Heather Wakelee, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford Cancer Institute
Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT
Pulmonary Clinical Nurse Specialist, Fitness Coordinator, Integrative Medicine Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA
Director, Social Service-Long Island, Lung Cancer Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop (pdf) (201 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 8, 2012.

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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.