Participants of the CSOC Made Regional and National Presentations on behalf of The Collaborative or Their Institution

Participants of the CSOC Made Regional and National Presentations on behalf of The Collaborative or Their Institution

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, IASLC 2017 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology

  • Poster presented by Mary Pasquinelli “Identifying Palliative Care Needs in Stage IA to IVC Lung Cancer Patients”

THE IASLC 18TH WORLD CONFERENCE ON LUNG CANCER

  • Poster presented by Lawrence Feldman “Implementing an innovative distress/supportive care screening tool in a lung cancer clinic”

Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium

Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators, AONN 2017 Annual Conference,  Presentation by CSOC collaborator Stephanie Boecher on Financial Toxicity

  • Financial toxicity is an unfortunate side effect of a cancer diagnosis, and one that is potentially avoidable with education and the proper support. During the first portion of this presentation, Stephanie Merce Boecher, RN, OCN, MSN, BSN, BA, Director of Oncology & Neuroscience Services, Advocate Sherman Hospital Cancer Center, delved into the reasons for this problem, which can include unforeseen out-of-pocket medical costs, loss of earnings, and limited or no insurance coverage, as well as the red flags that signal a financial problem.
  • Poster presented by Stephanie Boecher “Screening for Supportive Oncology Patient Concerns, Analyzing Impact and Opportunities to Improve Spiritual Questions affecting navigation to spiritual resources”