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Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

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

Topics Covered

  • Overview and Definition of Diagnostic Technologies for Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)
  • How Diagnostic Technologies Work
  • Examples of How Diagnostic Technologies Inform the Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Understanding the FDA’s Accelerated Approval Program: How it Increases Your Treatment Options
  • Combination Systemic Treatment for Metastatic Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Diagnostic Technologies, Targeted Therapies & Precision Medicine
  • The Role of the Pathologist
  • Clinical Trials: How Diagnostic Technology Research Contributes to Treatment Choices
  • The Benefits of Combination Therapy in the Treatment of People Living with Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Talking with Your Healthcare Team about the Most Current Treatment Choices for Small Cell Lung Cancer & Quality-of-Life Issues
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Misty Shields, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Associate Member, Experimental and Developmental Therapeutics, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center

Brian S. Henick, MD

Director of Translational Research, Upper Aero-digestive Cancers in Medical Oncology, Associate Director, Experimental Therapeutics, Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUIMC, Thoracic Oncology, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Benjamin J. Swanson, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology & Microbiology, Surgical Pathologist Specializing in Lung, Head & Neck in GI Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Ann Fish-Steagall, RN, BSN

Senior Vice President, Patient Services and Health Care Delivery, LUNGevity Foundation®

Charlotte Ference, MSW

Lung Cancer Coordinator, CancerCare

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior 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 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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