Preparing for Proton Therapy- A Practical Guide for Patients and Caregivers


Introduction

This webinar, presented by Katie McFadien, MSW, LSW, focuses on the practical concerns of proton therapy for both patients and caregivers.

About the presenter

Katie McFadien is a Licensed Social Worker at Penn Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology where she works with patients receiving proton and photon therapy for breast, gynecologic and lung cancers. Katie has experience as a home and inpatient hospice social worker and has led caregiver support groups in the hospice setting. As a member of Philadelphia’s Cancer Transportation Advocacy Group, she focuses on addressing transportation barriers for patients receiving cancer treatment in the Greater Philadelphia region. She is also a Pennsylvania State Representative of the Association of Oncology Social Work, with a focus of providing networking and educational opportunities to her Oncology Social Work colleagues.