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Stage IV Lung Cancer Survivor, Patient Advocate

Lisa Goldman is a lung cancer survivor and patient advocate from the San Francisco Bay Area. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2014 after being misdiagnosed with irritated airways and pneumonia. Lisa has a passion for educating others about lung cancer and writes about her journey with lung cancer in her blog, EveryBreathITake. Along with fighting against misunderstanding about lung cancer, she enjoys her time as a wife, mother, blogger and cyclist/Pilates instructor.

Session Abstract – PMWC 2017 Silicon Valley

Session Synopsis: Scientists and investors get excited about breakthrough science. Patients and the people who care about them get excited about knocking back a cancer with effectiveness never before dreamed possible. They have memorable stories to tell that will inspire you and remind you of why you devoted yourself to science in the first place.

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