Free Educational Workshop for People Undergoing Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Learn from top medical experts how to cope with and manage loss of strength resulting from non-small cell lung cancer and its treatments

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Listeners from across the United States and internationally will have their questions answered live over the telephone and online by an expert panel of multi-disciplinary lung cancer specialists during CancerCare’s free Connect® Education Workshop, “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Coping with Loss of Strength,” on Wednesday, December 14.

The live workshop will take place from 1:30-2:30 pm Eastern Time, and will feature world-renowned authorities on lung cancer from comprehensive cancer centers including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Yale Cancer Center, and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

“CancerCare’s free Connect Education Workshops are vital resources for people who are affected by cancer,” says CancerCare’s Director of Education and Training Carolyn Messner, DSW. “Our workshops allow patients and caregivers from all over the world to have access to leading experts and listen in from the comfort of their home or office.”

The workshop is one of more than 50 Connect® Education Workshops covering a variety of cancer-related topics that CancerCare hosts throughout the year. Last year, more than 53,000 people listened in to one or more of these workshops, which are also available via podcast or telephone replay. Like all CancerCare services, the workshops are offered completely free of charge. Pre-registration is required for listeners to secure their place on the call. To register for the workshop, visit

About CancerCare

CancerCare provides free, professional support services to individuals, families, caregivers, and the bereaved to help them better cope with and manage the emotional and practical challenges arising from cancer. Our services include counseling and support groups, educational publications and workshops, and financial assistance. All of our services are provided by professional oncology social workers and are offered completely free of charge. To speak directly with a CancerCare social worker, please call 800-813-HOPE (4673). To learn more about CancerCare, visit


Carolyn Messner, DSW, 212-712-8354
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