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Topics Covered

  • The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Caring for the Person with Lung Cancer
  • Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment
  • Discussing Shared Expectations
  • The Role of Caregivers in Adherence
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners and Traditions
  • Coping with the Stresses of Caregiving
  • Self-Care Tips
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

W. Victoria Lai, MD

Assistant Attending Physician, Thoracic Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Georgie Cusack, MS, RN, AOCNS

Director of Education and Patient Safety, Office of the Clinical Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Adjunct Nurse Leader, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health

Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA

Director of Social Service, Long Island Office, Lung Cancer Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Brochure

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 25, 2019.

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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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