Workshop Date and Time

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 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 Glioblastoma, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Current Standard of Care
  • Novel Treatment Approaches
  • Immunotherapy
  • Electric Field Treatments
  • Clinical Trial Updates, in the Context of COVID-19
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Managing Symptoms & Treatment Side Effects
  • The Role of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments with Your Health Care Team, including Technology & List of Questions
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS

Edgar M. Housepian Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vice Chairman of Academic Affairs, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, Director, Bartoli Brain Tumor Research Laboratory, Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center

Eric T. Wong, MD, FANA

Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Director of the Neuro-Oncology Unit, Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Michael Schreiber

Chairman, Brain Tumor 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.

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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