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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Lung Cancer
  • Standard of Care for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Squamous Cell Lung Cancer
  • New Treatment Approaches for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Squamous Cell Lung Cancer
  • The Role of Targeted Treatments, Chemotherapy and Radiation Oncology
  • The Important Role of Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Managing Side Effects and Pain
  • 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
Heather Wakelee, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford Cancer Institute
Maria Werner-Wasik, MD
Professor, Residency Program Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT
Pulmonary Clinical Nurse Specialist, Fitness Coordinator, Integrative Medicine Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA
Director of Social Services – Long Island, Lung Cancer Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on November 19, 2013.

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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.