Workshop Date and Time

Monday, June 27, 2022, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Liver Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19 & its Variants
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • How Research Increases Your Treatment Options
  • Controlling Symptoms, Side Effects, Discomfort & Pain
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Quality-of-Life and Financial Concerns
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Discussion of OpenNotes & Follow-Up Appointments
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Ahmed O. Kaseb, MD, CMQ

Endowed Tenured Professor and Director, Hepatocellular Carcinoma Program; Member, NCI Hepatobiliary Task Force, Director, MD Anderson HCC SPORE; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

James J. Harding, MD

Assistant Attending, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Early Drug Development Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

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

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

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

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

CancerCare, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

Brochure

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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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