Lung Cancer Awareness Month - Day 2 Events (10:00 am to 2:00 pm)

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MSK Outpatient Thoracic Nursing presents Lung Cancer Awareness Events on Friday, November 20, 2020

Lung Cancer Care During the Pandemic
Presenter: Mark Kris, MD
Time: 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Dr. Mark Kris, Thoracic Medicine Oncologist, will talk about managing lung cancer symptoms and treatment in the time of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Update on Medical Marijuana: Facts vs. Fallacy
Presenter: Mary Schoen, NP-C, MSN, MPH
Time: 11:00 am to 11:45 am
Mary Schoen, nurse practitioner in Supportive Care, will provide an overview of medical marijuana including its history, pharmacology, risks and benefits. We will discuss the role of medical marijuana for people with cancer and explain the certification process to obtain medical marijuana.

Coping with Lung Cancer and COVID-19
Presenter: Emily Baldwin, LMSW
Time: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
Emily Baldwin, LMSW, will address common psychosocial concerns in navigating a lung cancer diagnosis while coping with COVID-19.  Social Work supportive resources will be identified and reviewed.

Music Therapy: Harmony in Healing
Presenter: Karen Popkin, MA, LCAT, MT-BC
Time: 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm
Music therapy is an evidence-informed, mind-body profession that can help people living with cancer to improve quality of life and promote positive coping. Learn more about our program and join for a music-assisted relaxation experience.

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