Workshop Date and Time
Thursday, February 24, 2022, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now
Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.
- 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 & Case Management
- Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Our Panel of Experts
Edith P. 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
Samantha Fortune, MSW
Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare
Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW
Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare
Continuing Education Credits
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.
Cancer Care, 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 email@example.com after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.
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