Workshop Date and Time

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

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

Topics Covered

  • Overview of CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • Understanding CARS - Chimeric Antigen Receptors
  • When to Consider CAR T-Cell Therapies as a Treatment Choice
  • Clinical Trials for CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • Discussion of CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • Managing Potential Treatment Side Effects
  • Specific Examples of How CAR T-Cell Therapies Contribute to Oncology Care
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • The Benefits of CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • Follow-Up Care: What to Expect
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Follow-Up Care Appointments
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Koen van Besien, MD, PhD

Director, Wesley Center for Immunotherapy, Division Chief, Hematology and Cellular Therapy; Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology; UH Cleveland Medical Center

Caron Alyce Jacobson, MD

Medical Director, Immune Effector Cell Therapy Program, Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

CancerCare, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.


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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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