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Topics Covered

  • Why Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Screening & Treatment Equity Have Never Been More Important for People Living with Lung Cancer
  • Communicating with Diverse Population Lung Cancer Patients & Their Loved Ones about Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Concerns about Safety of Clinical Trials for Diverse Populations
  • The Meaning of Informed Consent in Clinical Trials
  • The Role of Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology & Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Outreach Approaches for Diverse Patient Populations
  • What is Precision Medicine & How Does Precision Medicine Inform Treatment Options
  • Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms & Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • The Important Role of Movement
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Richard J. Gralla, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center

Narjust Duma, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine - Thoracic Oncology, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

Elaine Shum, MD

Assistant Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU Langone Health

Guadalupe R. Palos, DrPH, MSW, RN

Clinical Protocol Administration Manager, Office of Cancer Survivorship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

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

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 28, 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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