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Thursday, April 4, 2024, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

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

Topics Covered

  • Overview of MPN-Related Weight Changes
  • Causes of Your Weight Loss or Weight Gain
  • Strategies for Managing Your Weight
  • Common Weight-Related, Eating, & Hydration Questions to Ask Your Doctor & Health Care Team
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • Benefits of Physical Activity
  • How Meditation & Integrative Medicine May Help You Cope
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments including: Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Quality-of-Life Concerns & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Presenter

Krisstina L. Gowin, DO

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Program Director, Hematology Oncology Fellowship Program, Founder/Director, Integrative Medicine in Hematology Oncology Fellowship University of Arizona, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona

Presenter

Elizabeth K. O’Donnell, MD

Clinical Director of Early Detection and Prevention of Cancer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Presenter

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, 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.

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 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.

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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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