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Monday, April 8, 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 Common Eye & Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments
  • Discussion of Common Eye & Vision Changes, Including Causes & Risk Factors
  • Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Watery Eyes, Itching Eyes, Blepharitis, Loss of Eyelashes, Changes in Vision, Cataracts, Floaters, & Flashing Lights
  • The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team
  • Tips to Manage Low Vision & How Eye Products Can Help You Manage Eye/Vision Changes
  • Clinical Trials & Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Guidelines for Eye Examinations & Check-Ups
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Presenter

Brian P. Marr, MD

John Wilson Espy, MD Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Presenter

Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, MD, MHS

Professor of Ophthalmology, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Ocular Oncology and Vitreoretinal Surgery, Director, Ocular Oncology Service, Director, Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship, Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University

Presenter

Michael K. Wong, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Professor, Medical Oncology, Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies, Executive Director, Integration and Program Development, Division of MD Anderson Cancer Network, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Presenter

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Former Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, formally part of the Mt. Sinai Health System, Author, Researcher in Oncology

Presenter

Cheryl Mullery, MSW

Oncology Social Worker, 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).

Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP16521, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

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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