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Topics Covered

  • The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Taking on the Role of the Caregiver
  • What Research Tells Us about Caregivers
  • The Caregiver’s Role in Decision Making for a Loved One with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Challenges & Rewards of Caregiving
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Coping with Each Day, On Special Occasions & Birthdays
  • Managing Family & Friends, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Self-Care Tips for Managing Stress of Caregiving
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts


Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Former Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, 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


Kristin Cheuvront

Survivorship & Community Engagement Coordinator, LUNGevity Foundation®


Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on November 16, 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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