Workshop Date and Time

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

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

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • 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 and Friends
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Self-Care Tips for Managing Stress of Caregiving
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Kathryn F. Mileham, MD, FACP

Chief of the Section of Thoracic Medical Oncology, Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute, Clinical Associate Professor, Hematology and Oncology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Guadalupe R. Palos, DrPH, MSW, RN

Former Clinical Protocol Administration Manager, Office of Cancer Survivorship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Author and Researcher in Health Care Disparities, Caregiving & Survivorship

Kristen Cox Santiago, MS

Senior Director of Care Partner Initiatives, LUNGevity Foundation®

Charlotte Ference, MSW

Lung Cancer Coordinator, 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 after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.


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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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