Workshop Date and Time

Friday, January 31, 2020, 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 Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • The Importance of the Pathology Report
  • The Role of Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation and Targeted Therapy
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Importance of Clinical Trials
  • Side Effects & Pain Management
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Follow-Up Care
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Priscilla Merriam, MD

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

Thomas F. DeLaney, MD

Andres Soriano Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School Radiation Oncologist, Department of Radiation Oncology Associate Medical Director, Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center Co-Director, Center for Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology Massachusetts General Hospital

John E. Mullinax, MD, FACS

Assistant Member, Surgical Oncology, Sarcoma Department, Moffitt Cancer Center

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.

CancerCare, 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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