Advocacy In Action: Palliative Care Is Quality 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 quality of life aspects of palliative care.

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