Workshop Date and Time

Monday, February 26, 2018, 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 Common Eye & Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments
  • Causes & Risk Factors
  • Discussion of Common Eye & Vision Changes
  • Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Watery Eyes, Itching Eyes, Blepharitis, Loss of Eyelashes, Changes in Vision & Field of Vision, Cataracts, Floaters & Flashing Lights
  • The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team
  • Tips to Manage Low Vision
  • How Eye Products May Help You Manage Eye & Vision Changes
  • Clinical Trials
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Guidelines for Eye Examinations & Check Ups
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Former Founding Director, Cancer Supportive Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Author, Researcher in Oncology

Dan S. Gombos, MD, FACS

Professor and Section Chief, Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine – Ophthalmology

Miguel A. Materin, MD

Duke Eye Center, Professor of Ophthalmology, Director, Duke Center for Ophthalmic Oncology

Brian Marr, MD

Chief of Ophthalmic Oncology, Columbia New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Harkness Eye Institute, Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center

Caroline Edlund, MSW

Online Support Group Program Director, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

Live Only

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

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.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

For Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider # CEP16521, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and 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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