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Topics Covered

  • How the Side Effects of Immunotherapy Differ from Chemotherapy Side Effects
  • Review of Potential Side Effects with Guidelines for Follow-Up Care
  • Managing Rash & Dry Skin
  • Tips to Cope with Flu-Like Symptoms, including Fever
  • Dealing with Fatigue
  • Controlling Diarrhea
  • Reporting Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort to the Health Care Team
  • Tips to Manage Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort
  • The Role of Activity/Exercise in Managing Treatment Side Effects
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth & Telemedicine
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Michael K. Wong, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Professor, Cutaneous Cancers, Medical Oncology, Executive Director, Integration and Program Development, Cancer Network; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Mario E. Lacouture, MD

Director, Oncodermatology Program, Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Allison Betof Warner, MD, PhD

Assistant Attending Physician Melanoma Service Memorial Sloan Kettering 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 May 26, 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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