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Sharing Care for Survivors of Hematologic Malignancies

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Date: September 25, 2012
Credit Available Until: September 25, 2013
Target Audience: This activity is intended for oncologists and primary care providers (PCPs), such as internists, family and general practitioners, oncology nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, and social workers.
Access: Virtual Lecture

Activity Purpose

The goal of this activity is to provide education about survivors of hematologic cancers and to facilitate shared care of these individuals by PCPs and hematologists/oncologists.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Use a survivorship care plan template to communicate multidirectionally with other providers and to coordinate care of cancer survivors
  • Assess the special needs of a cancer survivor, in terms of prevention and screening, imaging, and laboratory tests
  • Identify and manage long-term and late effects of treatment for hematologic cancers, including Hodgkin lymphoma and myeloma.

Faculty

Kevin C. Oeffinger, MD
Primary Care Physician
Director
, Adult Long-term Follow-up Program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

John C. Krauss, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Michigan Medical School
Director, Regional Oncology Services
University of Michigan Hospital
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Emily S. Tonorezos, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
General Internist, Adult Long-term Follow-up Program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Robert J. Arceci, MD, PhD
King Fahd Professor of Pediatric Oncology
Professor of Oncology and Pediatrics
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Co-director, Michael J. Garil Leukemia Survivors Program
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Sponsors and Supporters

Supported by an independent educational grant by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, with funding contribution by Incyte and Medscape Oncology.

Partner Statement

This activity is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Medscape Oncology with additional distribution by the Association of Community Cancer Centers.

last updated on Friday, December 20, 2013
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