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Topics Covered

  • Medical Emergencies in Cancer Treatment
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis, Tumor Lysis Syndrome and Infection
  • Causes, Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms
  • Practical Guidelines to Manage Medical Emergencies
  • Clinical Trials
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Jeffrey Crawford, MD

George Barth Geller Professor for Research In Cancer, Chief of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center

Ann S. LaCasce, MD, MMSc

Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Douglas B. Sawyer, MD, PhD

Lisa R. Jacobson Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Training Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Carolyn Messner, DSW, MSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on April 1, 2009.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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