Cancer as a Chronic Condition

LeeAnn Robinson is a radiotherapist who works with cancer patients. She was diagnosed in 2015 with stage IV lung cancer and has undergone targeted treatment for the ALK mutation. Her treatment has also consisted of chemotherapy and radiation, and she has undergone surgery to repair broken and compromised bones. LeeAnn sat down with me to discuss the current state of medical treatment for lung cancer patients and the obstacles that many of them face when they are initially diagnosed because of the lack of information most people have regarding cancer care.


Editor's Note: We are extremely saddened to say that on October 21, 2018, Jeffrey Poehlmann passed away. Jeffrey’s advocacy efforts and writing continue to reach many. He will be deeply missed.

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