"Progress in the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)" by CancerCare

Jun 3

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 Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), their families, friends and health care professionals on Thursday, June 3, 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 Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) - Current Therapies - New Treatment Approaches - The Important ROle of Clinical Trials: How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options - Supportive Care to Manage Anemia, Fatigue and Control Infections - Symptom Management - Quality-of-Life Concerns - Communicating with Your Health Care Team - Nutritional Concern and Tips - Questions for Our Panel of Experts


Gail J. Roboz, MD
Director, Leukemia Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital

Raoul Tibes, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Consultant and Director Acute and Chronic Leukemia Program
Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology
Assistant Professor, Mayo College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic/Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Elias Jabbour, MD
Associate Professor
Leukemia Department
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Maria Chi, MSW, CASAC
Clinical Supervisor

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


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