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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Colorectal Cancer
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Predicting Response to Treatment
  • The Role of Precision Medicine
  • Clinical Trials
  • Controlling Symptoms and Pain
  • Nutrition and Hydration Concern and Tips
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP, FCPP

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

Andrea Cercek, MD

Assistant Attending Physician, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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

Dietitian, Menninger Clinic

Elizabeth Ezra, MSW, OSW-C

Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Brochure

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 26, 2017.

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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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