Workshop Date and Time

Monday, November 18, 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 Bone Health
  • Imaging & Diagnostic Tests to Measure Your Bone Density
  • Guidelines to Manage Bone Health & Bone Metastases
  • Tips for Taking Care of Your Bones
  • Prescription Medication to Improve Your Bone Health
  • Treatment Choices, including Clinical Trials
  • Tips to Reduce Bone Complications & Fractures
  • Controlling Pain & Side Effects
  • How Exercise & Physical Therapy Make a Difference
  • Dental Care During & After Treatment
  • The Role of Nutrition
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Joseph M. Lane, MD

Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Assistant Dean Medical Students (HSS); Weill Cornell Medical College, Chief, Metabolic Bone Disease Service, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)

Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP

Executive Director, West Cancer Center, Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Professor of Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Douglas E. Peterson, DMD, PhD, FDS RCSEd

Professor of Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, Chair, Program in Head & Neck Cancer and Oral Oncology, Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Connecticut Health Center

Kathleen Cody

Executive Director, American Bone Health

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 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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