Patient Education

 THE ANNUAL NLMSF  SPONSORED / ATTENDED PATIENT- FAMILY-CAREGIVER  LMS/SARCOMA EDUCATION EVENTS:

The NLMSF will participate annually in sarcoma conferences, and host  Bi-Annual Programs at the listed Centers/Institutes below, with more to be added annually:    

MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER IN THE QUEST FOR THE CURE
N L M S F PATIENT –  FAMILY/CAREGIVER LMS EDUCATION SYMPOSIA for 2018:
Hillman Cancer Center-NLMSF PATIENT/FAMILY EDUCATION FORUM
April 21, 2018
 
REGISTER NOW:   Contact Annie Achee:   annieachee@aol.com  or  303  808-3437

Toronto International Sarcoma Symposium – June 7-8 2018– Westin Harbour

A collaborative patient/family education program with the National Leiomyosarcoma Foundation
 
Welcome! The Sarcoma Program at the University of Toronto is pleased to host the 3rd Toronto International Sarcoma Symposium to be held on Thursday, June 7th, and 8th
R E G I S T E R    N O W:   http://www.torontosarcomasymposium.com/register/
Mayo Clinic –  NLMSF –  REIN SARCOMA COLLABORATIVE PATIENT-FAMILY SYMPOSIUM,  Rochester, MN –   July 14, 2018  
R E G I S T E R   N O W: 
 
 STANFORD UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER – NLMSF   – AUGUST 4, 2018
 Patient-Family LMS Education Symposium
 Save The Date  /  R E G I S T ER  –  Contact:  ANNIE ACHEE:  303  783-0924  or annieachee@aol.com
 
DANA FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE  ANNUAL SARCOMA CONFERENCE –     NLMSF PARTICIPATION –   SEPTEMBER 29, 2018  
Registration information to be announced

 

LMS / SARCOMA PATIENT/FAMILY SYMPOSIA  in 2017:

UCLA/RONALD REAGAN CANCER CENTER

UCLA – NLMSF   LMS Patient-Family Forum

with Dr. Arun Singh, MD

Santa Monica, CA

February 18, 2017

Youtube presentation by Dr. Arun Singh, Research Oncologist, Sarcoma Dept. of UCLA/Ronald Reagan Medical Center:

http://www.targetedonc.com/conference/CTOS-2015/an-early-stage-trial-of-immunotherapy-for-advanced-sarcomas#sthash.nqGEDIO3.dpuf

 

FOX CHASE CANCER CENTER – NLMSF

“Facing LMS Together”

with Dr. Sujana Movva,  MD

Philadelphia, PA

March 11, 2017

FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER CENTER – NLMSF

Sarcoma / LMS Patient-Family Program

with Dr. Seth Pollack, MD

Seattle, WA

April 9, 2017

UPDATE ON SARCOMA  –  June 9, 2017

Watch this webinar by CANCER CARE

NLMSF in collaborative partnership with CANCER CARE

https://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshops/606-update_soft_tissue_sarcoma_2017-06-09

The video for Uterine Leiomyosarcoma from Dr. Cohen At UCLA 

Surgical Management of Uterine Leiomyosarcoma – Joshua G. Cohen, MD | UCLA Cancer Care

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Immuno-Oncology: Dr. Seth M. Pollack –  VIDEO
Jan 22, 2018
Seth M. Pollack, MD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, discusses immunotherapy for sarcoma and how varying microenvironments in sarcoma subtypes impact response to immunotherapy.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • The Importance of the Pathology Report
  • The Role of Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation, and Targeted Therapy
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Importance of Clinical Trials
  • Side Effect and Pain Management
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Follow-Up Care
  • Stress Management Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts
DANA FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE,
Boston, MA
Annual Sarcoma Conference
Surviving Sarcoma –    (NLMSF Participation)
with Dr. Suzanne George, MD
October 14, 2017
THE PROGRAM can be seen here

KNIGHT CANCER INSTITUTE

Sarcoma Patient-Family Program – (NLMSF Participation)

with Dr. Lara Davis, MD

Portland, OR

October 21, 2017

LMS/SARCOMA PATIENT-FAMILY EDUCATION SYMPOSIA – 2016

 DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE

Gist/ Sarcoma Conference 

September 17, 2016  

with Dr. George Dimitri, MD

Boston, MA

September 17, 2016  

–   visit the Educational videos page for the link to the conference highlights. Summary notes available upon request to annieachee@aol.com

MD  ANDERSON CANCER CENTER – NLMSF PATIENT PROGRAM

“A Mission That Matters at MD Anderson” 

with Dr. Vinod Ravi

Houston, TX

MD ANDERSON RELAY VIDEOS:

5.   DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE
Sarcoma Conference held on September 17, 2016  –   visit the Educational videos page for the link to the conference highlights. Summary notes available upon request to annie@nlmsf.org

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November 16, 2016

SITEMAN CANCER CENTER/BARNES & JEWISH HOSPITAL
 with Dr. Brian Van Tine, MD
St. Louis, MO
October 8, 2016
  1. LMS/SARCOMA PATIENT -FAMILY EDUCATION SYMPOSIA   2013 – 2015:
James Cancer Center, Columbus, OH –  with Dr. Raphael Pollock, MD
University of Michigan Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, MI – with Dr. Scott Schuetze, MD, PhD / Dr. Rashmi Chugh, MD
Hilman Cancer Center,  Pittsburgh, PA  – with Dr. Kurt Weiss, MD / Dr. Hussein Tawbi, MD
CONFERENCES ATTENDED
ANNUALLY BY THE N L M S F
TO REPRESENT PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS
*  Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
*  American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
*  American Association of Clinical Research (AACR)
*  Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS)

 

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