Patient Education

Upcoming Programs:

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS REMAINING FOR 2017:
OCTOBER 7, 2017:   OHSU  KNIGHT CANCER INSTITUTE – PORTLAND
OCTOBER 14, 2017:  DANA FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE – BOSTON
 
PATIENT/FAMILY PROGRAMS HELD in 2017:
UCLA / RONALD REAGAN MEDICAL CENTER – SARCOMA DEPT.
February 18, 2017
FOX CHASE CANCER CENTER –  Sarcoma Center
March 11, 2017
FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER CENTER –  Sarcoma Center
April 9, 2017
Program Presentations covered the following topics:
– Surgical Management  of Sarcoma /  LMS
–  Radiation Therapy for Sarcoma/  LMS
–  Uterine LMS treatment
–  Immunotherapy and Sarcoma /  LMS
–  Clinical Trials in Sarcoma / LMS
–  Integrative Medicine – nutrition, exercise
–  Psychosocial issues surround the cancer journey
PREVIOUS PROGRAMS:
  1. April 21, 2017 with Dr. Seth Pollack- This event was a great success! Below are pictures from our event, hope you enjoy! 
  2. 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.

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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