Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer
Purpose: To inform people affected by lung cancer about treatment options, symptom/side effect management, and maintaining a high quality of life while living with lung cancer.
This free program will help people with lung cancer and their loved ones, at any stage of illness, become more active participants in treatment-decision making and will help them better cope with life during and after cancer treatment.
Sponsors: The American Lung Association in Vermont, Vermonters Taking Action Against Cancer & Cancer Support Community
Location: American Cancer Society, 55 Day Lane, Williston, Vermont
Date/time: Friday, November 7, 2014, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Speakers: Gerald Davis, MD and Claire Verschraegen, MD, Fletcher Allen Health Care
Theresa Lever, M.Ed, Central Vermont Medical Center
Nancy Hale and Paul Columbo, lung cancer survivors
Agenda: 5:00 -5:30 Check in/social time
5:30-6:00 Light dinner
6:00-6:10 Welcome and Introductions –
Rebecca Ryan & David Cranmer
6:10-6:45 Presentation: “Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer”
Drs. Davis and Verschraegen
6:45-7:00 Questions and answers
7:10-7:35 Panel: Social & Emotional Issues – Nancy Hale, Paul Columbo and Theresa Lever
7:35-7:50 Questions and answers
7:50-8:00 Closing/program evaluation
This program made possible by unrestricted grant from Lilly.