Last Modified: January 7, 2013
My sister was just diagnosed last week. It's like a whirlwind. Looking for ways to coordinate life for her (kids, house), manage appts. And just helping her through it all.
Linda Miller, RN, BSN, Oncology Nurse Navigator at Penn Medicine responds:
The American cancer society has a great website that offers different resources. The social worker who works with your team can also be a helpful resource to utilize regarding various community resources. Often your church community offers additional support as well. If financially able there are home care helper agencies that may be of assistance. First step; meet with your cancer center social worker for advice.
This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire transcript from the Focus on Lung Cancer Webchat.
Feb 15, 2011 - Pulmonary radiofrequency ablation is a safe and effective treatment option for lung tumors in patients with a single lung, according to a study published in the February issue of Radiology.
May 15, 2014
Jul 7, 2011
May 23, 2013