Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, May 16, 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 Breast Cancer in Older Women
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches & Clinical Trials
  • Novel Treatment Opportunities
  • Understanding Tools that Help Predict the Risk of Recurrence
  • How These Tools Inform Your Treatment Choices
  • Improving Your Clinical Outcomes with New Technologies & Tests
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Managing Side Effects, Discomfort & Pain
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Lidia Schapira, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Director, Cancer Survivorship Program, Stanford Cancer Institute

Preeti Sudheendra, MD

Hematologist/Medical Oncologist, Medical Director of Quality Improvement, Cooper University Health Care, Cancer Genetics Program, Hematology and Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Roberto A. Leon-Ferre, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic

Stacy Chilton, MSW, ACHP-SW

Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator, 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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