Workshop Date and Time

Thursday, June 14, 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

  • What is Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation?
  • Understanding How GVHD Develops, including Finding GVHD Early
  • Common Signs and Symptoms of GVHD
  • Types of GVHD: Chronic and Acute
  • Current Standard of Care for Managing GVHD
  • New and Promising Treatment Approaches for GVHD
  • Clinical Trials: How Research Increases Treatment Options
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about GVHD
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Richard R. Maziarz, MD

Medical Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant & Cellular Therapy Program, Professor of Medicine, Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health and Science University

Doris M. Ponce, MD

Assistant Attending, Adult Bone Marrow Transplant, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering 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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