Workshop Date and Time

Friday, October 11, 2019, 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 Rare Sarcomas, including Signs & Symptoms
  • Importance of Pathology Report
  • Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation & Targeted Therapy
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Side Effect & Pain Management
  • Highlight on LeioMyoSarcoma
  • Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Follow-Up Care
  • Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation & Quality of Life
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Jonathan Trent, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Clinical Research, Director of the Sarcoma Medical Research Program, Department of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Breelyn A. Wilky, MD

Associate Professor, Director of Sarcoma Translational Research, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Priscilla Merriam, MD

Physician, Medical Oncology, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Elizabeth K. O’Donnell, MD

Director, Lifestyle Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Director, Mass General Cancer Center’s Survivorship Program, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Annie Achee

President, National LeioMyoSarcoma Foundation

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

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 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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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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