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LUNGevity Live: Making Your Best Treatment Choices in Lung Cancer | Houston, TX

Making Your Best Treatment Choices in Lung Cancer



Saturday, March 5, 2016
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas




An audience of lung cancer patients and care partners joined us at a recent town meeting at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 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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Patient Folder


Expanding New Drugs and Improving Response Rates for More Lung Cancer Patients

Patient Power founder Andrew Schorr interviews Dr. Rebecca Heist, hematologist/oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, regarding the expansion of drugs and treatments for lung cancer patients.



Progress in Treating Lung Cancer Continues to Rapidly Accelerate

Dr. George Simon of MD Anderson Cancer Center discusses the dramatic changes and continued acceleration in the field of lung cancer over the past 10 years.




Guest Presenters

Professor; Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Oncology; Division of Cancer Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Nurse Practitioner, Thoracic/Head and Neck Medicine

Stage IV Lung Cancer Survivor; Patient Advocate


Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Two-Time Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate

Online Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Caregiver and Patient Advocate


This in-person town meeting was sponsored by LUNGevity Foundation through an educational grant from Genentech, with additional funding from Patient Empowerment Network through an educational grant from Helsinn. It was produced by Patient Power in partnership with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and LUNGevity.  


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