What’s the Hope Today for Living With Small Cell Lung Cancer?

What’s the Hope Today for Living With Small Cell Lung Cancer? from Patient Empowerment Network on Vimeo.

Can I live well with small cell lung cancer (SCLC)? Why does small cell lung cancer have fewer newer treatment options like NSCLC (targeted therapies, immunotherapy)? What is on the horizon for SCLC patients?

In this program, Jerry Schreiber, 75, of Michigan City, Indiana was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) in October 2016 by accident after being seen for sleep apnea. Jerry shares how he is doing today following surgery and chemo. Dr. Laura Chow of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance discusses the latest in the treatment of small cell lung cancer and shares the how SCLC is different from NSCLC, while Carly Ornstein of the American Lung Association shares what resources and tools are available to SCLC patients today.