"Managing Cancer Pain: What You Need to Know" by CancerCare

May 31

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: Participate this workshoip on the telephone or via live streaming through the Internet

CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved.

They are hosting a free CancerCare Connect Education Workshop for people living with cancer, their families, friends and health care professionals on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time. You can listen to this workshop over the phone or connect to their webcast online.

Workshop Topics
- Overview of Acute, Chronic and Breakthrough Pain - Words To Describe Cancer Pain to Your Health Care Team - Barriers to Pain Management - Medications to Treat Cancer Pain - Coping with Side Effects of Pain Management: Constipation, Sleepiness, Nausea - Quality of Life Concerns - Questions for Our Panel of Experts


Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
Founding Director, Cancer Support Services
Continuum Cancer Centers of New York
Accreditation Surveyor American College of
Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Sonali M. Smith, MD
Associate Professor, Section of Hematology/Oncology
Director, Lymphoma Program
The University of Chicago

Lisa A. Thompson, PharmD, BCOP
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Colorado Skaggs School of
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Glenn Meuche, MSW
Oncology Social Work Coordinator

To register:
- Online Registration
- Phone: 1-800-813-HOPE(4673)


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