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Topics Covered

  • Causes of Chemotherapy Side Effects
  • Managing Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea and Constipation
  • Practical Tips to Deal with Fatigue and Infection Control
  • Guidelines for Dental Care During Chemotherapy
  • Managing Mouth Sores and Dry Mouth
  • Recommendations to Handle Hair Loss
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Richard J. Gralla, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Accreditation Surveyor, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Barbara A. Given, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAPOS

University Distinguished Professor, Director of the PhD Program, College of Nursing, Michigan State University

Douglas E. Peterson, DMD, PhD, FDS RCSEd

Professor of Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, Chair, Program in Head & Neck Cancer and Oral Oncology, Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Connecticut Health Center

Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Supervisor, Clinical Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Essie Roman, MSW

Women’s Clinic Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on May 23, 2016.

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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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