Because most cases of SCLC are diagnosed at advanced stages, it is rarely curable by the time of diagnosis. However, for some patients, treatment can improve quality of life. Multidisciplinary care coordination is especially important with aggressive
cases of SCLC, as there may be several unique challenges to be addressed. CANCER BUZZ spoke to Ahmed Al-Hazzouri, MD, Medical Oncologist, Ryan Schroeder, MD, Pulmonologist, and Justin Wu, MD, Radiation Oncologist, from AdventHealth’s Cancer
Institute Waterman, Tavares, FL. Hear what impact a multidisciplinary team approach can have on patient experience and health outcomes.
Ahmed Al-Hazzouri, MD Medical Oncologist AdventHealth’s Cancer Institute Waterman Tavares, FL
Ryan Schroeder, MD Pulmonologist AdventHealth’s Cancer Institute Waterman Tavares, FL “The Lung Nodule Clinic is a way for us to also promote community outreach to say, not only should you get screened, and educate the public about being screened, but can help you if there is an applicable finding.” – J. Ryan Schroeder, MD
Justin Wu, MDRadiation Oncologist AdventHealth’s Cancer Institute Waterman Tavares, FL
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