Workshop Date and Time

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Lung Cancer and Current Standard of Care
  • The Role of Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology and Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Role of Precision Medicine in Informing Treatment Options
  • How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options
  • Managing Side Effects and Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Nutritional Concerns and Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Heather Wakelee, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Stanford Cancer Institute Member, Thoracic Oncology, Faculty Director of Stanford Cancer Clinical Trials Office

Bob T. Li, MD

Attending Medical Oncologist, Thoracic Oncology and Early Drug Development Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Mount Sinai Health System

Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Dietitian, Menninger Clinic

Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA

National Lung Cancer Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credits (Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(78.7 KB)

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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.

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