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Advances in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
October 30, 2008
Thu, Oct 30, 2008



TIME: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time

TOPICS:

  • Overview of Multiple Myeloma
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Options
  • How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options
  • Symptom and Pain Management
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts
SPEAKERS:
  • Kenneth C. Anderson, MD
    Kraft Family Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Chief, Division of Hematologic Neoplasia
    Director, LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics
    Director, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Vice Chair, Program in Transfusion Medicine
    Department of Medical Oncology

  • Noopur Raje, MD
    Director, Center for Multiple Myeloma
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

  • William Bensinger, MD
    Director, Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Program
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  • Richard Dickens, MSW
    Blood Cancers Program Coordinator
    Project Coordinator, Mind/Body Program
    CancerCare

PROFESSIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
This program is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour to social workers upon verification of completion. The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607.
Any questions about Professional Continuing Education Credits should be directed to: teled@cancercare.org.

For more information, call CancerCare at 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)or visit www.cancercare.org.