Patient Education

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

 

THE NSLMF WILL HAVE Bi-Annual Programs at the listed Centers/Institutes below, with more to be added annually:                                                    

 

 
MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER IN THE QUEST FOR THE CURE

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:

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

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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