Linda House

Advocacy In Action: The Young Adult With Cancer
Aug
21
2014

Vital Options International presents Advocacy in Action, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: The Young Adult With Cancer Advocacy in Action is the legacy of our founder, Selma Schimmel, and cancer care for young adults was near and dear to her heart. Selma was diagnosed with cancer herself as a young adult at the […]

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Advocacy In Action: Palliative Care Is Not Just End Of Life Care
Jul
11
2013

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 […]

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Advocacy In Action: Palliative Care Is Quality Of Life Care
Jul
11
2013

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 […]

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Advocacy In Action: Access To Palliative Care
Jul
11
2013

Vital Options International presents, Advocacy In Action®, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: Palliative Care In this segment, the panel discusses how patients gain access to palliative care, the barriers and how we need to teach patients the questions to ask and the services available to help them through all facets of their cancer […]

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Palliative Care and Hospice Care: Quality At Every Stage
Jan
31
2013

Tom Kean, MPH (President & CEO, C-Change) and Linda House, RN, BSN, MSM (Executive VP, The Cancer Support Community) give a presentation at the Community Cancer Care Advocacy Day Forum on palliative care and hospice care and how we can help facilitate quality at every stage in the community cancer care setting. The Community Cancer […]

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Linda House, RN, BSN, MSM: Palliative Care and Supportive Care In Cancer
Jan
31
2013

Linda House, RN, BSN, MSM (Executive Vice-President, External Affairs, The Cancer Support Community) sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the Community Cancer Care Advocacy Day Forum to the changing face of palliative care and hospice care as it relates to the community cancer setting. The Community Cancer Care Advocacy Day Forum […]

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Advocate in Action: Cancer Support Community
Jul
20
2012

Linda House, Executive Vice-President of External Affairs at The Cancer Support Community  sits down with The Group Room to share the history and the programs of the organization. The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. Likely the largest employer of psychosocial oncology […]

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Advocacy in Action: Public Policy Advocacy For Cancer
Jul
19
2012

Vital Options International presents Advocacy in Action, bringing together the influential leaders of the cancer advocacy community to address Public Policy Advocacy For Cancer. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care and treatments. Although cancer survivors are more likely to return to their jobs and families, they are […]

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Advocacy in Action: Cancer Support Community Public Policy Initiatives
Jul
19
2012

In this Advocacy in Action episode, Linda House (Executive Vice-President of External Affairs, Cancer Support Community) talks about the three pillars of focus for the Cancer Support Community. To view all of the videos in this series, click here. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care and treatments. […]

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Advocacy in Action: How Do We Help Patient Advocates Find Their Power?
Jul
19
2012

This Advocacy in Action episode talks about helping patients to find their power and voice in advocating public policy issues.  What are the psychosocial barriers that need to be overcome? To view all of the videos in this series, click here. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care […]

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