In an interview conducted at the virtual European Lung Cancer Congress (ELCC) 2021, Andreas Charalambous, BSc, MSc, PGCert, PhD
, of The Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus, discusses how technology can be used to meet the needs of patients with lung cancer. Dr Charalambous covers 8 categories of supportive care needs, including physical, daily living, emotional, spiritual, informational, social, communication, and cognitive needs. He describes how technological and digital solutions can improve communication between patients and healthcare providers, integration of standard clinical assessment with patient-reported outcomes, patient empowerment, and a sense of self-management. Dr Charalambous also discusses how virtual reality and mobile applications may be used in this population.