Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches and Clinical Trials
  • How Clinical Research Improves Your Care
  • Diagnostic Testing and Technologies: Why They Are Important
  • The Role of Personalized Medicine
  • Side Effect and Pain Management
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Generosa Grana, MD
Medical Director, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Division Head, Hematology & Medical Oncology, The Cooper Health System, Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Larissa Korde, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, University of Washington, Director, Prevention Center Shared Resource, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Associate Member, Public Health Sciences & Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Allison Nilsen, MSW
Coordinator, Women’s Cancers Program, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

This program has been submitted for 1.0 Contact Hour to social workers by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607. This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU). All paperwork for CEU credit must be submitted within two weeks of the live program.

Brochure

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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.