Workshop Date and Time

Thursday, March 15, 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 Blood Cancers
  • New Research Presented at ASH
  • Disease-Specific Treatment Updates: Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN), Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma
  • The Role of Personalized Medicine and Clinical Trials
  • Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment Options
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns and Goals of Care
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Michael J. Mauro, MD

Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program, Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP

Director, UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center, Mays Family Foundation Distinguished University Presidential Chair, Professor of Medicine with Tenure

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

Director, Center for Multiple Myeloma, Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, 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. 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 #SW-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).

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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