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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Mesothelioma, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Treatment Options
  • Advances in the Treatment of Mesothelioma
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • How Research Increases Your Treatment Options
  • Managing Side Effects, Discomfort & Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life & Lifestyle Concerns
  • Physical Activity Issues and Tips
  • How to Prepare for Your Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments to Get the Most Out of These Appointments
  • Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Richard J. Gralla, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center

Hedy Lee Kindler, MD

Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Director, Mesothelioma Program, The University of Chicago Medicine

Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT

Personal Trainer, Clinical Fitness Specialist, Integrative Medicine Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Founder & Head Coach, Empire Dragon Boat Team, BCS/ACS

Mary Hesdorffer, NP

Executive Director, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation®

Charlotte Ference, MSW

Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare®


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on December 14, 2020.

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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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