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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Metastatic Breast Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Updates on Clinical Trials
  • How Clinical Research Increases Your Treatment Options
  • Biomarkers, Diagnostic Testing & Technologies: Why They Are Important in Informing Treatment Decisions
  • Side Effect, Symptom, Discomfort & Pain Management
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, List of Questions & OpenNotes Discussion
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Erica L. Mayer, MD, MPH

Senior Physician, Breast Oncology Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Jennifer M. Matro, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of California San Diego Health

Elizabeth Jane Cathcart-Rake, MD

Staff Physician, Hematology/Oncology, Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute, Saint Luke’s Cancer Specialist in Breast Cancer

Samantha Fortune, MSW

Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(73 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on October 07, 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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