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Past Event

Life After Diagnosis! How to Live Well with Serious Illness

Dr. Steven Pantilat is a renowned international expert in palliative care. He will discuss the cultural myths that get in the way of our receiving good care and living life fully with serious illness. When you or someone you love receives a diagnosis of a serious illness, it can be devastating. Yet the time after a serious diagnosis, which can be years or decades, is the rest of your life. The essential question is how to live that life as well as possible for as long as possible. Based on decades of experience, Dr. Pantilat will offer clear, sage and practical tips for living well with serious illness. This program is for those with serious illness and the family and friends who love them.

MLF Organizer
Adrea Brier, Tom Gilligan

MLF: Health & Medicine

June 15, 2017

The Commonwealth Club
555 Post St.
San Francisco, 94102
United States

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Steven Z. Pantilat, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, the Department of Medicine at UC San Francisco; Kates-Burnard and Hellman Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care; Founding Director, the UCSF Palliative Care Program


5:30 p.m. networking reception
6 p.m. program
7 p.m. book signing