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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Cancer Treatments
  • Discussion of Blood Clots
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
    • Vein Thromboembolism (VTE)
  • Review of the Risk Factors and Causes
  • Knowing the Signs and Symptoms
  • Guidelines to Reduce Recurrence of and Manage Blood Clots
  • Clinical Trials
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Managing Vacations, Travel and Weekend Trips
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • 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, Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Associate Director, Diversity Affairs, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, President, National Medical Association

Daniel J. Lenihan, MD

Professor of Medicine, Director of Clinical Research, Advanced Heart Failure Program, Cardiology Oncology Program, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Founding Director, Cancer Supportive Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Accreditation Surveyor, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Caroline Edlund, MSW

Online Support Group Program Director, CancerCare


You can download the brochure for this workshop (pdf)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on October 30, 2015.

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