Workshop Date and Time

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 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 Blood Cancers
  • New Research Presented at ASH
  • Disease-Specific Treatment Updates
    • Leukemia
    • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
    • Lymphoma
    • Multiple Myeloma
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Talking with Your Health Care Team About Your Treatment Options
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Michael J. Mauro, MD

Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program, Attending Physician, Leukemia Service, Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP

Consultant Hematologist, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Chair, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Deputy Director, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine

John P. Leonard, MD

Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, Vice Chairman for Clinical Research, Weill Department of Medicine, Associate Director of Clinical Trials, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine, Attending Physician, Chief Lymphoma Service, NewYork-Presbyterian, Director of the Joint Clinical Trials Office, Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian

Noopur Raje, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Center for Multiple Myeloma, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Caroline Edlund, MSW

Online Support Group Program Director, 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).

For New York State Licensed Social Workers: Cancer Care Inc. SW CPE 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 #0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour for the live program only.

To receive the continuing education paperwork, please email connect@cancercare.org with your name, title and address. All paperwork for continuing education 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.

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