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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Lung Cancer and Current Standard of Care, in the Context of COVID-19
  • The Role of Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology & Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Precision Medicine in Informing Treatment Choices
  • How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options
  • Managing Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • The Important Role of Movement/Activity
  • Key Questions to Ask When Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns & Follow-Up Care
  • 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

Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, System Chair, Mount Sinai Health System

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

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT

Clinical Fitness Specialist, Integrative Medicine Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Katie Brown, OPN-CG, CCA

Vice President, Support & Survivorship Programs, LUNGevity Foundation

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

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 15, 2021.

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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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