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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Cervical Cancer, including Diagnosing and Staging, in the Context of COVID-19 & Its Variants
  • Stages of Cervical Cancer
  • Common Treatments for Cervical Cancer - Surgery, Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy, Targeted Treatments & Immunotherapy
  • Combination Treatments
  • How Precision Medicine & Testing Inform Your Treatment Decisions
  • The Role of The Pathologist
  • New & Emerging Treatment Approaches
  • Biomarkers, Diagnostic Technologies & Sequencing of Treatments
  • Updates on Clinical Trials
  • How Research Increases Treatment Options
  • Preventing & Managing Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain
  • Nutritional Concerns & Tips
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Scheduling Follow-Up Care Appointments
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Carolyn D. Runowicz, MD

Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Mark H. Einstein, MD, MS, FACS, FACOG

Professor and Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Health Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Sarah E. Kerr, MD

Pathologist, Hospital Pathology Associates , Divisions of Cytopathology, Gynecologic and Molecular Pathology, Allina Health Laboratories, Allina Health Cancer Institute

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

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training CancerCare

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on February 09, 2022.

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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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