Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, May 2, 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

  • How the Side Effects of Immunotherapy Differ from Chemotherapy Side Effects
  • Review of Potential Side Effects with Guidelines for Follow-Up Care
  • Managing Rash and Dry Skin
  • Sun Safety Hints
  • Tips to Cope with Flu-like Symptoms, including Fever
  • Dealing with Fatigue
  • Controlling Diarrhea
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Susan Slovin, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Genitourinary Oncology Service, Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Diseases, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Weill College of Cornell University

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

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

Mario E. Lacouture, MD

Director, Oncodermatology Program, Associate Attending Physician, Department of Dermatology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Weil Cornell Medical College

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

Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical 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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