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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Renal Cell Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • The Role of Clinical Trials, in the Context of COVID-19
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Managing Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort and Pain, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments in Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Making Your 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

Pavlos Msaouel, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Chethan Ramamurthy, MD

Medical Oncologist, Genitourinary Oncology Clinic, Urology Department, Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center

Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on April 09, 2021.

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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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