Workshop Date and Time

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Current Standard of Care
  • The Role of Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology & Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Biomarkers & Precision Medicine in Informing Treatment Choices
  • How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options
  • New Ways to Manage Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • 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
  • The Important Role of Movement
  • 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

Balazs Halmos, MD, MS

Director, Thoracic Oncology, Director, Clinical Cancer Genomics, Montefiore Medical 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

Amy C. Moore, PhD

Vice President, Global Engagement and Patient Partnerships, LUNGevity Foundation®

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

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork: Please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

Brochure

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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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