This online education program features David P. Steensma, MD, FACP of Harvard Medical School, Katherine Edmonds, ARNP of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Michelle Rajotte, LMSW of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Register here to watch now on CancerCoachLive or scroll down to view a few short clips from the program.
The four-part program covers:
What is acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?
How do test results help me and my doctors?
What are my options for treatment?
Where do I go for self-care information and support?
David P. Steensma, MD, FACP, is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Division of Hematological Malignancies at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Steensma has more than 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals that include the New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, and Leukemia.
Michelle Rajotte, LMSW, is currently the Associate Director of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Information Resource Center (IRC) and has worked for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) for almost 12 years. As part of her role as Associate Director, she assists and educates those touched by blood cancers when they reach out to LLS for resources, information and support. Michelle has a Masters in Social Work from NYU and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Quinnipiac University.
Katherine Edmonds, ARNP, is a nurse practitioner in the leukemia program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and previously worked as a registered nurse in the Hematologic Malignancy Department while she completed her master's degree at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Katherine graduated for the NYU nursing school in 2006.
Support for this patient education program was provided by Pfizer Inc.