For people living with cancer, research suggests that learning as much as you can about your treatment is beneficial.
Yet, it's hard to learn all you can during doctor's visits. I know. I've lived it from both sides. Time constraints as a physician and anxiety as a patient mean that questions can go both unspoken and unanswered.
Thankfully CancerCare, a not-for-profit organization that provides support for people living with cancer, is hosting telephone workshops that provide free education on many topics.
For those of you living with lung cancer, I noted two topics that might be of particular interest:
January 21, 2011 from 1:30-2:30 pm ET:
February 9, 2011 from 1:30-2:30 pm ET:
Check out the list for other topics that may be of interest to you as well on the CancerCare Event Calendar
This is a wonderful service, and I am so thankful that CancerCare is offering it. If you hear of other workshops or educational opportunities for people with lung cancer, please email me, or post a comment below.
- Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer
- Side Effects of Chemotherapy
- Preventing and Recognizing Blood Clots During Cancer Treatment