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April 21, 2017 with Dr. Seth Pollack

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Sarcoma Patient Education and Caregiver Education Program
Friday, April 21, 2017
Join us for the Sarcoma Patient and Caregiver Education Program on Friday, April 21, 2017 on the Fred Hutch campus in Seattle.The FREE program is presented by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, National Leiomyosarcoma Foundation, and the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, learn about treatments and healthy lifestyles, and connect with others living with Sarcoma.
To register, please respond by clicking the link above or here.

Sincerely,

Seth Pollack, MD, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Jason Sears, Executive Director, Northwest Sarcoma Foundation
Annie Achee, President, National Leiomyosarcoma Foundation 

PREVIOUS PROGRAMS:
  1. MARCH 11, 2017:   “TOGETHER FACING LMS” –  PATIENT /FAMILY EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM  with Dr. Sujana Movva-
    FOX CHASE / NLMSF collaborative patient/family/education  bi-annual program.

    Below are pictures from our event. Enjoy!

2. February 18, 2017, with Dr. Arun Singh –UCLA, Santa Monica, CA:     PATIENT/FAMILY EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM

UCLA/NLMSF collaborative bi-annual patient/family/caregiver education program.

REGISTER NOW:  Registration/Program Agenda Flyer Link: LMS-conference-flyer (1)
Youtube presentation by Dr. Arun Singh, Research Oncologist, Sarcoma Dept. of UCLA/Ronald Reagan Medical Center:

 

 

2.  SITEMAN CANCER CENTER/BARNES & JEWISH HOSPITAL-St. Louis, MO  with Dr. Brian Van Tine,  Dr. Scott Okuno of Mayo Clinic,  Dr. M. Milhelm of the Univ. of Iowa. Held October 8, 2016. Highlights of the program coming soon.

Below are pictures from our event. Hope you enjoy!

NLMSF PATIENT EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM

PROGRAM AGENDA:

  1. Introductions- Dr. Angela Hirbe
  2. What is a Clinical Trial- Dr. Mark Agulnik
  3. Chemotherapy Trials- Dr. Scott Okuno
  4. Immunotherapy and LMS – Dr. Mohammed Milhelm
  5. Metabolism Therapies coming for Trial- Dr. Brian Van Tine
  6. Surgery Advances for ULMS- Dr. Matt Anderson
  7. Advances in LMS surgery- Dr. Jeffrey Moley
  8. Psychosocial Support- Dr. Yasmin Asvat
  9. “Subduing the Cancer Dragon” with Nationally recognized inspirational speaker and author HEIDI BRIGHT –  author of THRIVER SOUP
4. 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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