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Ed Forum 2017

Reminder: Sign Up for IWMF-CancerCare Online/Phone WM Workshop

Apr 2, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, from 12:30PM to 1:30PM US Eastern Time, CancerCare, in collaboration with the IWMF, will be hosting an online/phone workshop on the topic of “Progress in Treatment of WM,” led by Drs. Stephen Ansell and Jorge Castillo.

This session is free, but registration is required! If you haven’t already done so, register now online here, or by calling the CancerCare HopeLine at 1-800-813-4673.  After you have registered, you will receive additional information with connection instructions and other details.

You can listen by phone or stream this IWMF-CancerCare Connect Education Workshop online. IWMF’s valued partnership with CancerCare makes bringing these informative and important programs to you possible.

Drs. Ansell and Castillo will address the following topics during the workshop:

  • Overview of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia
  • Symptoms & Signs
  • Frontline Treatment for WM
  • Treatment for Relapsed/Refractory WM
  • Standard of Care & New Treatment Approaches
  • Translating Genomic Findings into New Treatment Opportunities
  • Clinical Trials
  • Managing Symptoms & Side Effects, Including Controlling Complications
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team Including Treatment Follow-Up Care
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Mapping the Future of WM
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

CancerCare is the leading national organization in the U.S. providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.

For U.S. medical social workers and dietitians, this workshop may qualify for Continuing Education Credits. To request the applicable paperwork, please email your name and license type to connect@cancer.org after participating in the live workshop via phone or online. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be submitted within two weeks of the live program. Credit is not available for recordings of past workshops at this time.

We hope you will register and participate in this informative program. Again, if you haven’t already done so, be sure to register today!

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