This program includes perspectives from lung cancer patient, Jim Duesenberg and breast cancer survivor, Kimberly Jewett and oncology nurse practitioners Blanca Ledezma from UCLA and Jody Pelusi from Arizona Oncology. The group discusses the important role that the medical care team plays when dealing with a cancer diagnosis and how they can make such a stressful time more manageable for patients.
▼ Episode 1 Comfort of Your Care Team
Lung cancer patient Jim Duesenberg talks about his lung cancer diagnosis and explains how the comforting presence of his healthcare team made such a stressful time much easier.
Expert oncology nurses Jody Pelusi and Blanca Ledezma talk about educating patients and keeping them well informed throughout their treatment, and cancer patients Jim Duesenberg and Kimberly Jewett discuss how helpful and supportive their healthcare teams were throughout treatment.