Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, June 27, 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 Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia
  • Symptoms & Signs
  • Front Line Treatment for WM
  • Treatment for Relapsed/Refractory WM
  • Standard of Care & New Treatment Approaches
  • Translating Genomic Findings into New Treatment Opportunities for WM
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Symptom & Side Effect Management, including Reducing Complications
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Quality-of-Life
  • Mapping the Future of WM
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Jorge J. Castillo, MD

Clinical Director, Bing Center for Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Morie A. Gertz, MD, MACP

Consultant, Division of Hematology, Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Chair Emeritus Internal Medicine, Roland Seidler Jr. Professor Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Distinguished Clinician, Mayo Clinic Rochester

Carl Harrington

President, IWMF - The International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation

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. 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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