LCA Survey Results Show Unmet Emotional Needs of Long-Term Survivors

2018-09-24T14:20:59+00:00September 24th, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

Sunday, September 23, 2018 -- Lung Cancer Alliance's Director of Support Initiatives, Maureen Rigney, LICSW presented findings from a survey done on long-term lung cancer survivors at the official press conference at the 19th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer in Toronto, Canada. Online survey data showed lung cancer survivors indicate that emotional effects, unlike physical impacts, are more problematic for long-term survivors after five years. The survey focused on the treatment and smoking histories of 820 respondents. “Symptoms like shortness [...]