A Lung Cancer Healer Like No Other

Lung Cancer Heroes®CURE® Lung Cancer Heroes® 2021 Essay Book
Volume 2

An oncologist explains why Tami Tittlefitz, a lung cancer nurse practitioner, is "one of a kind: a saint and a healer."

Dr. Dan Raz and Tami Tittlefitz

From left: Dr. Dan Raz and Tami Tittlefitz, NP. Photo by Matthew Watson.

Tami Tittlefitz has been a lung cancer nurse practitioner for more than 25 years. She began her career at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and has been at City of Hope in Duarte, California, the past 12 years. Tami has cared for thousands of patients with lung cancer over the years and works tirelessly with a sense of urgency to ensure her patients have the best care possible. She also has revolutionized care of malignant pleural effusion. Tami has an independent practice where she helps patients with cancer breathe easier and have the best- possible quality of life. Tami is one of a kind: a saint and a healer.

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