Workshop Date and Time
Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now
Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.
- Overview of Breast Cancer in Younger Women
- Unique Issues for Younger Women
- Precision Medicine & Sequencing Treatment
- Genetic Testing, including BRCA Mutations
- What Informs Treatment Options
- Updates on Clinical Trials
- Tools that Help Indicate When Chemotherapy is Indicated
- Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
- Managing Side Effects, Discomfort & Pain
- Quality-of-Life, including Sexual Health & Fertility Issues
- Practical & Emotional Coping Tips
- Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Our Panel of Experts
N. Lynn Henry, MD, PhD, FACP
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Leader, Women’s Cancers Center, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Rachel Yung, MD
Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology Division, University of Washington School of Medicine, Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH
Consultant, Associate Professor of Oncology, Director of Cancer Survivorship, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Sharon L. Bober, PhD
Senior Psychologist, Founder and Director, Sexual Health Program, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Chief Program Officer, Young Survival Coalition
Maryrose Mongelli, MSW
Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator, CancerCare
Continuing Education Credits
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 email@example.com after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.
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