Cancer During COVID: Lung Cancer (Lunch 'n Learn with the Doctors)

Health Topic Category

In this multidisciplinary talk conducted virtually, Drs. Flannery and 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.


  • Dr. Todd Flannery, Radiation Oncologist, Princeton Radation Oncology
  • Dr. Michael Nissenblatt, Medical Oncologist, Regional Cancer Care Associates, Central Jersey


  • Princeton Radiation Oncology
  • Regional Cancer Care Associates Central Jersey Division
  • East Brunswick Public Library's Just for the Health of It! initiative to promote community health and wellness