Workshop Date and Time

Friday, October 6, 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 Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • The Importance of the Pathology Report
  • The Role of Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation and Targeted Therapy
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Importance of Clinical Trials
  • Side Effect and Pain Management
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Follow-Up Care
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Priscilla Merriam, MD

Physician, Medical Oncology, Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Treatment Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Thomas F. DeLaney, MD

Andres Soriano Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Radiation Oncologist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical Director, Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, Co-Director, Center for Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

John E. Mullinax, MD

Assistant Member, Surgical Oncology, Sarcoma Department, Immunology Department, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, 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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