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Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 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 the Stress of Caregiving
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts


Bobak Parang, MD, PhD

Assistant Attending Physician, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian


Angela James, MSW, MBA, MEd, OSW-C, OPN-CG

Care Navigator, LUNGevity Foundation®


Dina Smith, MSW

Caregiver Program Coordinator, CancerCare


Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

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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