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Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

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

Topics Covered

  • HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Biomarker, Genomic & Diagnostic Testing: Grade & Hormone Receptors
  • Standard Treatment Options, Including Targeted Therapy
  • How Biomarker Testing Informs Treatment Decisions
  • New & Emerging Targeted Treatments
  • Updates on Investigational New Drugs in Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • What’s New in the Prevention & Management of Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort, Neuropathy, Pain & Long-Term Effects
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Presenter

Julie G. Fisher, MD

Medical Director, Levine Cancer Institute, Co-Director, Sandra Levine Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program, Associate Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Director, Levine Cancer Institute

Presenter

Dame Idossa, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Breast Oncologist, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Minnesota

Presenter

Shimoli V. Barot, MD

Associate Staff, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Taussig Cancer Center

Presenter

Saba Shaikh, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Presenter

Cassie Spector, MSW

Breast and Gynecological Cancers Program Coordinator, 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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