Living Well

Fuel for the Future: Good Nutrition for the Lung Cancer Community

Learn valuable information about good nutrition that can help you live well through lung cancer treatment and beyond.

Gain insight and tips from Oncology Dietitian Lori Bumbaco, MS, RDN, CSO, as she shares her expertise in an interactive presentation and answers nutrition questions from the community. Then watch a live cooking demo, where Lori prepares a healthy meal and snack and shares recipe ideas and cooking tips. You’ll also hear about additional support programs and resources for the lung cancer community offered by LUNGevity Foundation and Cancer Wellness Center.

The Healing Power of Stress, with Mike Verano

Mike Verano is a cancer survivor, author, and counselor with over 28 years of experience in the mental health field. Mike joins LUNGevity's Angela James to share concepts from his latest book, The Healing Power of Stress, as they relate to the caregiving experience, including a discussion on a concept he calls "posttraumatic caregiving." You can purchase Mike's book and find his other titles on Amazon.

Processing Grief, with Lois Hall

Lois Hall is a practitioner and trainer in the Grief Recovery Method, an evidence-based program that helps individuals heal and process the emotional pain associated with grief. Lois joins LUNGevity's Angela James to discuss how all people are grievers and that hope for healing exists for us all. You can learn more about Lois at and access a free Grief Recovery Handbook at

Healing is an Art, with Genevieve De Renne

Genevieve De Renne is a caregiver and artist whose artwork has been featured on the cover of three recent issues of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. Genevieve joins LUNGevity's Angela James to share insights from her experience as a caregiver, especially how her art has helped her maintain purpose and power during her husband's lung cancer journey. You can view Genevieve’s cover art on the October, November, and December 2022 covers at

One Patient's SCLC Journey

Learn about small cell lung cancer through the eyes of a patient and his oncologist. Dr. Christine Lovly, internationally recognized medical oncologist, and Jeff Lackey, an SCLC survivor, discuss their journey, the importance of lung cancer screening, and key considerations when someone is newly diagnosed. 

The Benefits of Palliative Care for People Living with Lung Cancer

Palliative care is supportive care that anticipates, prevents, and treats the symptoms and side effects of the disease and its treatment. It is intended to improve one's quality of life and can be addressed at any stage from diagnosis forward.

This webinar features Estelamari Rodriguez, MD, MPH, thoracic oncologist at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami. This activity is supported by an educational grant from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Raise Your Voice: Speaking Up About Living With Lung Cancer

An online panel discussion offers real-world suggestions and examples for ways to get the care and support you need. The discussion features Angela James, LUNGevity care navigator;  Lavern McDonald, a teacher living with lung cancer; and Patricia Simmers, a nurse navigator. The panelists share their personal stories, challenges, and lessons learned through their journeys with lung cancer. This panel discussion was hosted by LUNGevity in collaboration with Novartis.