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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
  • 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, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA

National Lung Cancer Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Brochure

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

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on February 06, 2018.

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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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