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Topics Covered

  • What’s New in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer in African Americans, in the Context of COVID-19 & Its Variants
  • Finding a Health Care Team to Treat Your Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Novel Treatment Approaches
  • The Importance of African Americans Participating in Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Diagnostic Testing & Technologies: Why They Are Important
  • The Role of the Pathologist
  • How Precision Medicine Improves Treatment Decisions
  • Coping with Metastatic Breast Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19 & Its Variants
  • Preventing & Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Neuropathy, Discomfort & Pain
  • Guidelines to Prepare for These Appointments, including Technology, List of Prepared Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns & Follow-Up Care
  • Coping with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Financial, Emotional, Social & Resource Navigation
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts


Edith Peterson Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP, FRCP (London)

Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Associate Director, Diversity Affairs, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, 116th President National Medical Association


Kamel Abou Hussein, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School, Rowan University, Lead Physician, Breast Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper


Evelyn (Toyin) Taiwo, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian, Attending Physician, Hematology and Oncology, New York Presbyterian-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital


Sam Fortune, MSW

Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare


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 24, 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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