LSU Lung Cancer Research Study

Diptasri Mandal, PhD:
Principal Investigator
(504) 568-6156
dmanda@lsuhsc.edu    

Angelle Bencaz, MSPH

Co-Investigator
(504) 568-2216
abenca@lsuhsc.edu

 

Jessica Chambliss, MS, CRC:

Co-Investigator

(504) 568-7027
jcham5@lsuhsc.edu

 


Toll-Free: 1-888-720-7757

LungCaStudy@lsuhsc.edu       

 

Lung Cancer Study Homepage

Please click on any of the resources below to learn more about hospice care for lung cancer patients:

 

Handouts & Booklets

  1. Anna's Hospice Journey (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization) (infographic)

  2. Choosing a Quality Hospice for You or Your Loved Ones (Moments of Life) (booklet)

  3. Community Hospice Self Assessment (worksheet)

  4. Considering Hospice (OncoLink) (handout)

  5. Considering Hospice Care: A Discussion Guide for Families (VISTAS Healthcare) (booklet)

  6. Here is the truth about the seven myths of hospice care (Hospice Care of South West Michigan) (handout)

  7. Hospice Care: A Consumer's Guide to Selecting a Hospice Program (Caring Connections) (booklet)

  8. Hospice and Palliative Care (Helpguide.org) (booklet)

  9. Hospice: The Basics (OncoLink) (handout)

  10. Palliative Care vs. Hospice  (The Mayo Clinic) (handout)

  11. Questions to Assess the Quality of Palliative Care or Hospice Programs (American Medical Association) (handout)

  12. Understanding Hospice: Getting the Answers (Hospice Foundation of America) (booklet)

 

Web Pages & Websites

  1. Guide to Long Term Care Planning: About Hospice Care (National Care Planning Council)

  2. Home Health and Hospice Care (Mon Health Medical Center)

  3. Hospice and End-of-Life (lungcancer.org)

  4. Hospice Care (Lung Cancer Alliance)

  5. Hospice Care (National Cancer Institute)

  6. Hospice Care for the Lung Cancer Patient (everyday HEALTH) (web page article)

  7. Hospice FAQS (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization)

  8. How Hospice Works (Medicare.gov)

  9. Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice  (website)

  10. The Importance of Hospice Care (lungcancer.org)

 

Programs & Organizations

  1. Hospice Action Network

  2. Hospice Foundation of America (HFA)

  3. Hospice Net

  4. National Association for Home Care and Hospice (Tel: 202-547-7424)

  5.  National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)  (Tel: 800-658-8898)

 

Video Library

  1. Medicare and You: Hospice (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS) (YouTube)

  2. Medicare Hospital Benefit Overview Part 1 (Hospice Action Network) (YouTube)

  3. Understanding Hospice Care (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization) (YouTube)

 

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