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Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

LUNGevity Live: Hope, Education and Patient Power | Chicago, IL

Access to the Forefront of Lung Cancer Treatment


Sunday, June 28, 2015
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center  
Chicago, Illinois



An audience of lung cancer patients and care partners joined us at a recent town meeting at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University to hear the latest treatment and research news,  management of side effects and symptoms, and tips and resources for care partners and more.

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Event Slides

Featured Video

Should Lung Cancer Patients Meet with a Genetics Counselor?

How can one minimize the chances of getting lung cancer? Dr. Malcolm M. DeCamp gives his professional opinion.


What Treatments Are Available for Advanced Small Cell Lung Cancer?

Are there treatments for stage IV small cell cancer? Dr. Paul K. Paik discusses promising treatments on the rise, for stage IV small cell lung cancer.


Side Effects of Lung Cancer Treatment: Is It Better to Know or Not to Know?

Licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Sarah Rosenbloom discusses the wide variety of treatments available and what patients should consider when making their choice. Tune in to learn more.


How Can We Encourage Insurance Companies To Do Routine CT Scans?

Dr. Malcolm M. DeCamp and Dr. Paul K. Paik share their viewpoint on insurance companies performing routine CT scans.


Alleviating Loss of Taste During Chemo

Why should patients on chemo with side effects of loss of taste seek alternative methods? Dr. Paul K. Paik explains the reasons.


Why We Need to Celebrate Lung Cancer Care Partners

What is the role of a care partner? Katie Brown, Certified Patient Navigator, and Sarah Rosenbloom, licensed clinical psychologist, give credit to these unsung heros. Tune in to find out more.


What Is the Role of Nutrition in Lung Cancer?

Does nutrition play a big role in wellness with lung cancer patients? Dr. Malcolm DeCamp, Dr. Paul Paik, Mary Ellen Hand and Katie Brown discuss their recommendations. Tune in to find out more.


John Ratzenberger: Being a Supportive Lung Cancer Advocate

Dr. Susan Leclair talks with John Ratzenberger about what it means and entails to be a care partner. Tune it to find out more.


Coping With Lung Cancer: An Individual Experience

Dr. Sarah Rosenbloom discusses the importance of speaking with a mental health professional when coping with lung cancer. Tune in to learn more.


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Guest Presenters

Medical Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Nurse Coordinator

Rush University Medical Center

Vice President of Support and Survivorship Programs

7-Year Squamous Cell Lung Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate


Chancellor Professor Emerita and Patient Power Host

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

This in-person event is sponsored by the Patient Empowerment Network through educational grants from Helsinn and Pfizer, with additional funding from LUNGevity and its corporate partners: Boehringer Ingelheim, Celgene, Lilly Oncology and Genentech. It is produced in partnership with the Lurie Cancer Center and LUNGevity.

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