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Topics Covered

  • Overview of CAR T-Cell Therapies, in the Context of COVID-19 & Its Variants
  • Understanding CARS - Chimeric Antigen Receptors
  • When to Consider CAR T-Cell Therapies as a Treatment Choice
  • Clinical Trials for CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • Discussion of CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • Managing Potential Treatment Side Effects
  • Specific Examples of How CAR T-Cell Therapies Contributes to Oncology Care
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • The Benefits of CAR T-Cell Therapies
  • Follow-Up Care: What to Expect
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, List of Questions & Follow-Up Care Appointments
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Koen van Besien, MD, PhD

Director of the Stem Cell Transplant Program, Weill Cornell Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Caron Alyce Jacobson, MD

Medical Director, Immune Effector Cell Therapy Program, Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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 March 15, 2022.

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