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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Lung Cancer and Current Standard of Care
  • The Role of Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology and Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Personalized Medicine: Predicting Response to Treatment
  • Biomarkers
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Managing Side Effects and Pain
  • Recommendations to Cope With Rash and Dry Skin
  • 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
Attending Physician, Thoracic Oncology Service, The William and Joy Ruane Chair in Thoracic Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
Ensign Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology), Professor of Pharmacology, Chief of Medical Oncology, Director, Thoracic Oncology Research Program, Associate Director for Translational Research, Translational Research Program, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine
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


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 17, 2014.

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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.