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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Colorectal Cancer
  • Treatment for Metastatic/Refractory Colorectal Cancer
  • Novel Treatment Approaches
  • Predicting Response to Treatment
  • Role of Precision Medicine
  • Clinical Trials
  • Tips to Manage Side Effects, Symptoms and Pain
  • Nutrition and Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Al B. Benson, III, MD, FACP, FASCO

Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Cooperative Groups, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University

Rona Yaeger, MD

Medical Oncologist, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Assistant Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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

Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 26, 2018.

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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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