Advocacy In Action: The Face Of Palliative Care

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

In this segment, host, Selma Schimmel, reveals herself as the face of palliative care, sparking the conversation that it is not just for end of life, but at all stages of treatment to enhance quality of life.

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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