ONLINE: Lung Cancer Q&A

ONLINE: Cancer During COVID Lunch 'N Learn with the Doctors: Lung Cancer

05/15/2020 | 12:00PM - 01:00PM

No Room required

Just for the Health of It

A recording of the talk is available at:

In this multidisciplinary talk conducted virtually, Drs. Flannery and Nissenblatt will discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of lung cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include:

  • Diagnosing early and advanced stages of lung cancer
  • Determining the goals of care
  • Selecting stage-specific treatments
  • Discussing novel strategies to maximize safety and achieve the best outcomes
  • Addressing how the coronavirus pandemic influences diagnosis, choice of therapy, and outcomes of care
  • Choosing between surgery and radiation
  • The role of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) when treating early stage lung cancer
  • How SBRT is delivered and its efficacy.

Have a question for the doctors? We are accepting questions until May 12th. Submit your questions here:

Please note, the doctors presenting will not be able to offer personal medical advice to attendees during this program.

Registration for this program is limited. 

Todd W. Flannery, MD graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University where he was the captain of the baseball team and an Academic All-American. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, where he was valedictorian and went on to become chief resident in radiation oncology. He was also elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Society. He studied proton beam therapy during an externship at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School, Boston. Dr. Flannery has received numerous honors including the Giuseppe Inesi Biochemistry Award and two awards from the American Society for Radiation Oncology. Dr. Flannery has presented his research findings on brain, prostate, lung, gastrointestinal and breast cancer treatments at numerous scientific meetings and is an active member of many oncologic professional societies, including the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Michael Nissenblatt, MD received his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York. He completed his residency in medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore and his fellowship in medical oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Dr. Nissenblatt has received many honors, including Top Doctor in Jersey Choice, New Jersey Monthly, New York Magazine and New Jersey Monthly Magazine; St. George National Award of the American Cancer Society; Best Doctors in America; The Burton L. Eichler Award, Humanitarian Contribution Recognition; Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Humanism in Medicine; Top Doctors New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly. Dr. Nissenblatt is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ. He is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.

Please note, the doctors presenting will not be able to offer personal medical advice to attendees during this program.


This event will be held on the Zoom platform. Please make sure you have the application installed on your computer, iOS, or Android device.


Please plan to join the meeting 10 minutes prior to the program so your device has time to connect.


  • To join our Zoom Meeting click on (or copy/paste) link:
  • Meeting ID: 999-2948-8251
  • Password: 636523
  • To dial-in via telephone for audio instead of joining the webinar: 929-436-2866



  • Your computer must have a monitor. You do not need a camera or microphone.
  • Click (or copy/paste) this link into a web browser to access the Zoom virtual meeting:
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  • To hear the program, you can either use your computer’s speakers or call in using a telephone. Select which one you prefer.
  • If you have a camera & microphone, you will be muted during the program. You will be able to view the presentation and hear it, but you will not be seen or heard.
  • Have a question for the presenter? You can press the Chat button on the bottom of the screen and type you question in the lower right corner. You question will be answered at the end of the program.

Sponsored by Princeton Radiation Oncology; Regional Cancer Care Associates, Central Jersey; and the library's Just for the Health of It! initiative to promote community health and wellness.

ONLINE: Lung Cancer Q&A