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Houston, TX: Lung Cancer Education & Awareness Community Conversation

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT

Join us for a deeply insightful and educational community conversation program focusing on lung cancer including information specific to Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC). This event is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of lung cancer, from diagnosis to treatment, while emphasizing the importance of patient advocacy and support.

Lunch will be served.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

Patient Perspective:

Hear directly from a courageous lung cancer survivor as they candidly share their personal journey of diagnosis, treatment, and living with the disease. Gain valuable insights into the challenges, triumphs, and lessons learned along the way.

Patient Navigation:

Learn about the crucial role of patient navigation in the lung cancer journey. Discover how patient navigators help individuals and families navigate the complex healthcare system, access resources, and make informed decisions throughout their treatment.

Understanding Risks and Screening:

Delve into the risk factors and the importance of early detection through screening. Explore the latest advancements in screening techniques and how they contribute to improved outcomes for at risk individuals.

Clinical Trials: A Viable Treatment Option:

Explore the significance of clinical trials in advancing treatment options. Understand the benefits of participating in clinical trials, including access to cutting-edge treatments, potential for better outcomes, and contributing to scientific research and innovation.

Tobacco Cessation:

Address the crucial role of tobacco cessation in lung cancer prevention and treatment. Gain practical strategies and resources for quitting smoking and supporting tobacco cessation efforts within the community.

Addressing other forms of smoking such as hookah and vaping.

Advocating for Your Health:

Empower yourself with the knowledge and skills to advocate for your health and navigate the healthcare system effectively. Learn how to communicate effectively with healthcare providers, access necessary resources, and make informed decisions about your care.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

This event is open to anyone interested in learning more about lung cancer, including patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and community members passionate about advocating for better health outcomes.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations, gain valuable insights, and empower yourself with knowledge to navigate the journey of lung cancer with confidence and resilience.

We look forward to your participation in this enlightening community conversation. Together, we can make a difference in the fight against this disease and support each other on the path to improved health and well-being.

Sponsors:

HEAL Collaborative

AMGEN