Topics Covered

  • Overview of Multiple Myeloma
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Transplantation
  • Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Practical Tips for Symptom & Pain Management
  • Reducing Complications of Bone Disease
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Quality of Life Concerns
  • Physical Activity Concerns, Tips & Guidelines
  • Questions for Our Panel of

Our Panel of Experts

William I. Bensinger, MD

Center for Blood Disorders and Stem Cell Transplantation, SCI’s Personalized Medicine Program, Myeloma & Transplant Program, Swedish Cancer Institute

Andrew J. Yee, MD

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Center for Multiple Myeloma, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

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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