Advocacy In Action: Palliative Care Is Not Just End Of Life Care

Vital Options International presents, Advocacy In Action®, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: Palliative Care

In this segment, the panel discusses the many facets of palliative care and how it is not just for end of life stages, but all stages of treatment and has many faces.

Joining Selma Schimmel as co-moderators are:

Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD – Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology; Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center;   Chair, ASCO thematic meeting—Palliative Care in Oncology; Chair of the ASCO Leadership Development Program, Chair of the ASCO Professional Development Committee; Co-Chair of the AACR-ASCO Clinical Trials Workshop, and Chair of the 2014, ASCO thematic meeting—Palliative Care in Oncology

Linda House, RN, BSN, MSM – Executive Vice President of External Affairs, Cancer Support Community, and C-Change (for which she Co-Chairs the Guidance Subcommittee of the C-Change Assuring Value in Cancer Care Advisory Committee)

Shirley Mertz, President, Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

Helen Miller, LCSW – CEO, CancerCare

 

Advocacy and educational support provided at ASCO 2013, in part, by:

ASCO 2013 Full Sponsors

 

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