Patient and caregiver experiences navigating cancer care during emergencies

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST
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In this workshop, participants will gain essential insights into managing cancer care during natural disasters and public health emergencies. Speakers will discuss emergency preparedness for patients and healthcare providers, accessing critical healthcare services, and fostering resilience in times of crisis. Discover practical strategies for continuity in cancer care and hear firsthand from clinicians, patients and caregivers who have successfully navigated cancer care during an emergency.

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Sheila McGown

Sheila McGownExternal Web Site Policy
Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Youth Advocate Volunteer outreach program
Patient Advocate

Susan Hedlund

Susan Hedlund, M.S.W., LCSW, OSW-CExternal Web Site Policy
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology
School of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Tammy Glover

Tammy Glover MSN, RN, OCN
Nurse Manager – Pennsylvania
Penn Home Infusion Therapy
Penn Medicine At Home


Sallie J. Weaver

Sallie J. Weaver, PhD, MHS
Senior Scientist and Program Director
Health Systems and Interventions Research Branch
Healthcare Delivery Research Program
Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

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Last Updated: 07 Nov, 2023