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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Sensory Disruptions Related to Cancer Treatments
  • Vision, Hearing, Taste, Swallowing, Smell, Touch and Balance Disruptions
  • Causes and Risk Factors
  • Tips to Deal with Sensory Disruptions
  • How Health Care Professionals May Help
  • Clinical Trials
  • Guidelines for Follow-Up Care
  • Key Questions to Ask the Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

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

Stella K. Kim, MD

Joe M. Green Jr. Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, University of Texas Health, Medical School, Cizik Eye Clinic

Barbara A. Murphy, MD

Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), Director, Head & Neck Oncology, Program Director, Pain & Symptom Management Program, Medical Oncologist, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

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

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

Caroline Edlund, MSW

Online Support Group Program Director, CancerCare


You can download the brochure for this workshop (pdf)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on December 05, 2016.

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