Navigating the cancer journey beyond the disease

This module will provide a high-level conversation regarding the effect of cancer on the patient, family and community, beyond the physical ramifications of disease.

Moderator

Gregory Simon (Biden Cancer Initiative)

Panelists

Carla Tardif (Family Reach)
Dr. Carol Brown (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

Conversation Prompts

  • What are the biggest challenges facing patients, caregivers and family members beyond the physical ramifications of the disease?
  • Based on the challenges described, what are the prioritized services we could provide patients to help navigate the journey of cancer?
  • What exemplary resources are available now for patients, caregivers and family members to guide or help them through the cancer diagnosis and journey?
  • What gaps remain that we, as a community, can fulfill? How do we go about doing this?

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