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Topics Covered

  • Overview & Updates on Myelofibrosis (MF), in the Context of COVID-19
  • Staging & Diagnosing
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New & Emerging Treatment Approaches
  • Understanding Common Signs & Symptoms
  • Strategies to Reduce Potential Complications of MF
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Working with Your Health Care Team to Manage Symptoms, Treatment Side Effects, Discomfort & Pain
  • The Importance of Adherence to Treatment
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Staging & Progression
  • Talking with Your Doctor about What Symptoms Should Prompt You or Your Caregiver to Call the Office
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns & Recommendations to Improve Your Quality-of-Life
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth Appointments with Your Health Care Team, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Aaron T. Gerds, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology & Medical Oncology, Deputy Director for Clinical Research, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Medical Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Research Office

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

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 16, 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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