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Myeloma - Update on Treatment and Side Effects Management

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Date: November 7, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Location: Telephone/Web
Target Audience: Oncology nurses and social workers involved in the treatment of myeloma
View: Program Slides
Read: Myeloma Newsletter | Transcript
Listen: Presentation | Q&A Session
Access: Virtual Lecture

Activity Purpose

To educate oncology nurses and social workers about treatment and side effects management for myeloma.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • List goals of myeloma treatment
  • Describe current and emerging therapies for myeloma, including updates on stem cell transplantation and maintenance therapy
  • Discuss treatment side effects and strategies for management
  • Explain the importance of patient-provider communications in treatment and side effects management

Speaker

Asher A. Chanan-Khan, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mayo School of Medicine
Chair, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Vice Chair, Research
Chair, Clinical Research Subcommittee
Assistant Director, Center for Individualized Medicine
Department of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL

Sponsors and Supporters

This program is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and supported by grants from Celgene Corporation, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company and Onyx Pharmaceuticals.

last updated on Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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