Angela Laffan, NP, MSN, will be the featured guest for CCF’s Luncheon with the Experts on Facebook Live on Thursday, February 11 from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time. Ms. Laffan is Assistant Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology Survivorship at UCSF Health in California. She is a nurse practitioner who uses a holistic approach to help patients manage symptoms of gastrointestinal cancer and side effects of its treatments. She also educates patients on how to improve their health and quality of life, and how to reduce their risk of cancer recurrence. She has more than 25 years of experience in oncology nursing.
In addition to neuroendocrine tumors, she specializes in cholangiocarcinoma, liver cancer, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, and esophageal cancer, among other conditions.
“My goal,” says Ms. Laffan, “is to provide compassionate, holistic care to patients throughout their cancer journey.”
Ms. Laffan earned her master’s degree from UCSF’s adult-gerontology nurse practitioner program, with a subspecialty in integrative medicine. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society and the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, NANETS.
CCF’s Luncheon with the Experts series features physicians and healthcare professionals, support group leaders, patients, and colleagues who are key opinion leaders in the neuroendocrine cancer community worldwide. This weekly series is presented via Facebook Live on Thursdays from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time. Join us for unique discussions on a wide variety of topics for everyone in the NET community!
To view the program come to CCF’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Carcinoid/, at noon Eastern Time. There is no need to register and there is no special link.
Viewers are welcome to pose questions during the live program.
The Facebook Live events are hosted by B. Rain Bennett, a longtime CCF filmmaker and dear friend of the NETs community.
If you are on Facebook but unable to join at the scheduled time, the presentations will remain permanently on CCF’s Facebook page in the Video section, https://www.facebook.com/pg/Carcinoid/videos/. You can view all of the 2020-2021 presentations at that link too.
And for anyone not on Facebook, each of the presentations in the series is available on CCF’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/CarcinoidNETs. To receive notifications of all new videos on our YouTube channel, CLICK SUBSCRIBE and HIT THE BELL to receive notifications each time a new video is uploaded.
With special thanks to TerSera Therapeutics, sponsor of the Luncheon with the Experts series.
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