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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Lung Cancer and Current Standard of Care, in the Context of COVID-19
  • The Role of Caregiving and the Caregiver’s Role in Decision-Making for a Loved One with Lung Cancer
  • Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • The Role of Telehealth Appointments
  • Coping with Special Occasions and Birthdays
  • Managing Family and Friends
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Self-Care Tips for Managing Stress
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Joshua K. Sabari, MD

Attending Physician, Thoracic Medical Oncology, Assistant Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Health, Perlmutter Cancer Center

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Former Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of NY, Author, Researcher in Oncology

Sharon Flynn, MS, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNS, BMTCN

Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Clinical Center Nursing Department, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Research Center

Katie Brown, OPN-CG, CCA

Vice President, Support and Survivorship Program, LUNGevity Foundation

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(135 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 23, 2020.

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