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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Lung Cancer in the Asian Community, including the Standard of Care
  • Novel Treatment Approaches, including EGFR Targeted Therapies
  • Biomarker Testing and Understanding Common Mutations
  • The Role of Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Practical Recommendations to Cope with Common Targeted Treatment Side Effects: Diarrhea, Rash and Mouth Sores
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Follow-Up Care Plan
  • Nutritional and Exercise Concerns and Tips
  • Accessing Resources and Support Networks
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Arthur Sung, MD, FCCP

Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy, Associate Chief, Innovation and Strategy, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Heather Wakelee, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford Cancer Institute

Joan Hope Elizondo, RD, LD

Adult Weight Management Certified, Senior Clinical Dietitian in Outpatient Thoracic Center, The University of Texas MD Anderson 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 November 03, 2015.

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