Workshop Date and Time

Thursday, December 10, 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 Blood Cancers, in the Context of COVID-19
  • New Research Presented at ASH
  • Disease-Specific Treatment Updates from ASH on Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • The Role of Precision Medicine & Clinical Trials
  • Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment Options
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team with Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for These Appointments
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Peter Martin, MD

Chief, Lymphoma Program, Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Associate Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Michael J. Mauro, MD

Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program, Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine

William I. Bensinger, MD

Myeloma & Transplant Program, Swedish Cancer Institute

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP

Director, Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, Mays Family Foundation Distinguished University Presidential Chair, Professor of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center – An NCI Designated 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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