Meeting Schedule

The Women’s Lung Cancer Forum meets on the second Monday of every month at 6:30 pm in the Fish Center for Women’s Health located on the 4th floor of 850 Boylston Street in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Upcoming Meetings: 

February 12th, 2018: Maxine Van Doren, MS, CCC-SLP  – The Role of the Speech Pathologist in Treating Upper Airway Disorders

March 12th, 2018: Cheryl Arena, P.A.-C.- The Role of the PA and other Medical Specialist in your Cancer Care

April 9th, 2018: Kara Brown, MD- Healthy Mind and Body: Managing Mood and Anxiety with a Lung Cancer Diagnosis

May 14th, 2018: Donald Levy, MD., title TBA

June 11th, 2018: David(Sasha) Mahvi, MD.,title TBA

July 9th, 2018: Quynh Chu, MD., Lung Cancer in Women: What Everyone Needs to Know

August 13th, 2018: TBA

September 10th, 2018: TBA

October 8th, 2018: TBA

November 12th, 2018: David Systrom, MD- Exercise & its Effects on the Lungs 

December 10th, 2018: Nomi Levy-Carrick, MD, MPhil- Just Let Me Catch my Breath! Utilizing trauma-informed strategies to optimize medical outcomes



Past Meetings & Educational Materials

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January 8th, 2018: Manuela Cernadas, MD- Pulmonary Infections

December 11th, 2017: Kathleen Weiss, MD – Lung Cancer Basics: Staging, Diagnosis, Pathology

November 13th, 2017: Kelley Bradshaw, MS, RD, LDN – Nutrition & Lung Cancer

October 9th, 2017 (We will be holding the Forum despite the Columbus Day holiday) Casey Harvell, Director of Public Policy, American Lung Association of the Northeast – How to Take Action against Lung Cancer 

September 11th, 2017: Karen Pischke, BSN, RN – Reiki  for Helping to Manage Lung Cancer

July 10th, 2017: Maria Barbara “Bambi” Mathay, LMT and Theresa Ochenkoski, LMT Reduce Stress with Self Care Massage Techniques

Oncology Massage and Other Touch Therapies Lung Forum 2017 

May 8th, 2017: Fremonta Meyer, MD Chemobrain and Fatigue

April 2017 – David Kwiatkowski, MD, PhD – Lung Cancer Genetics: Common Mutations and How to Treat them

January 2017 – Gerald Weinhouse, MD – Sleep Strategies for Effective Recovery

December 2016Laura Greco – Lung Cancer Survivorship and Advocacy

July 2016- Carolyn Come, MD – Pulmonary Rehabilitation

June 2012 – Paul Ricard, PT, DPT, CCS
“Waiting to Inhale: Exercising to Decrease Shortness of Breath”

April 2012 – Pam Calarese, RN, MS, CS
“Maintaining Quality of Life”

January 2012 – Aileen Chen, MD
“Advances in Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer”

December 2011 – Allison DiBiaso, LICSW
“Dealing With Stress and Anxiety While Waiting for Test Results”

November 2011 – Hillary Wright, MEd, RD, LDN
“Diet and Lifestyle Influence in Cancer Survivorship: What Matters Most”

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