LGBTQ+ Patient Panel/Support Awareness Session - "When You Get Cancer, All Bets Are Off."
College of Medicine - Tucson
May 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Brenda Casey, L.M.S.W. is a Clinical Oncology Social Worker at Banner. Brenda received her M.S.W. from Arizona State University in 1992 and has been a licensed social worker in oncology since 2003.
Brenda will discuss working together with a multidisciplinary team to focus on the whole human being and their families. Helping families think and feel their way through the cancer experience has been on of the most rewarding opportunities of her life. You will also get to hear from a few patients who will join Brenda in discussing the importance of an LGBTQ cancer support group.
Brenda is a cancer survivor of almost 25 years, she has facilitated the only LGBTQ cancer support group in Tucson for 10 years. Her favorite sound bite is, "when you get cancer, all bets are off."