Workshop Date and Time

Friday, March 10, 2017, 1:30 – 3:00 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

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

Topics Covered

  • Novel Cancer Treatments & Supportive Care
  • The Role of Precision Medicine
  • Food Insecurity & Cancer Treatments
  • Cancer Journey Across the Continuum of Care
  • Site-Specific Cancers & The Adult Life Span
  • Culturally Diverse Populations
  • Shared Decision Making Across Cultures
  • New Models of Patient & Family Centered Care
  • Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP

Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Associate Director, Diversity Affairs, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Immediate Past President, National Medical Association

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

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

Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, MSW, DrPH

Clinical Research Manager, Division of Medical Affairs, Department of Cancer Survivorship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Barbara A. Given, PhD, RN, FAAN

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

Margaret Bevans, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN

CAPT. United States Public Health Service, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Program Director, Scientific Resources, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Nursing Department, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Older Adult Program Coordinator, 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 with your name, title and address. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be submitted within two weeks of the live program.


You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(80.3 KB)


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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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