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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Treatment-Related Blood Clots (Venous Thromboembolism – VTE)
  • New Ways to Manage VTE
  • How Clinical Trials Contribute to Your Treatment Options
  • The Role of the FDA in Approving New Treatments
  • Novel Clinical Management of VTE
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about New Treatments for VTE: What Questions to Ask
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Richard J. Gralla, MD, FACP

Medical Director, Quality-of-Life Research Associate

Rekha Parameswaran, MD

Associate Attending, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Associate Clinical Member, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

David A. Slosky, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, Co-Director of Cardiology/Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on October 19, 2012.

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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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