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August 2019

Empowered #patientchat – August 9th

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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You’re Invited! We hope you'll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat discussion. Empowered Patient Chats (#patientchat) are held every other Friday at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern and during the chat patients and advocates come to learn from each other and discuss topics of interest to empowered patients. Click HERE to learn more about the Empowered #patientchat Series plus read tips on how to participate. We hope to see you Friday, August 9th on Twitter (or tchat.io/rooms/patientchat) at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern. Be sure to include the hashtag #patientchat in all your…

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September 2019

Empowered #patientchat – September 6th

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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You’re Invited! We hope you'll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat discussion. Empowered Patient Chats (#patientchat) are held every other Friday at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern and during the chat patients and advocates come to learn from each other and discuss topics of interest to empowered patients. What would you like to chat about? Here’s some ideas to get you thinking: We hope to see you Friday, September 6th on Twitter (or tchat.io/rooms/patientchat) at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern. Be sure to include the hashtag #patientchat…

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CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit – New York City

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT
Perlmutter Cancer Center NYU Langone Health, 550 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016 United States
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Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Medical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today! People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this FREE half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join. Agenda…

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Fact or Fiction? CLL Treatment and Side Effects

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

When searching for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) information online, how do you know what’s credible? In this webinar, Dr. Javier Pinilla-Ibarz, will review current CLL treatments, emerging research and common side effects to help you decipher fact from fiction. Watch online on Tuesday, September 17 at 11:00 am Pacific (2:00 pm Eastern, 1:00 pm Central)  . Register Now Guest:           Host: Fact or Fiction? CLL is brought to you by the Patient Empowerment Network in partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma…

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Patient Experience: Let’s Talk Patient Burnout #patientchat

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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You’re Invited! We hope you'll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat as we discuss patient burnout. Just like physicians, patients can also experience burnout. Burnout can be characterized by emotional exhaustion, constant stress, and frustration of disease management. We hope to see you Friday, September 20th on Twitter (or tchat.io/rooms/patientchat) at 10:00 am Pacific | 1:00 pm Eastern. Be sure to include the hashtag #patientchat in all your responses! Guiding our discussion will be the following Topic (T#:) Questions: T1: What are the signs that you or a…

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October 2019

Empowered #patientchat – Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) w/@askdrfitz and @HealthSparq

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

You’re Invited! We hope you'll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat discussion on social determinants of health with special guests Lisa Fitzpatrick (@askdrfitz) and HealthSparq (@HealthSparq). Guests Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick is an infectious diseases physician, CDC-trained medical epidemiologist and founder of Grapevine Health, an organization focused on improving health literacy and patient engagement. Her career has spanned research, clinical medicine, global health, community health education and patient advocacy. Full bio >>. HealthSparq helps people make smarter health care choices by partnering with…

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Fact or Fiction? AML Research and Internet Claims

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm EDT

How do you decipher what’s fact and what’s fiction when it comes to AML research and “miracle cures” you may encounter online? Attend this webinar, as Dr. Sangmin Lee shares updates in research and debunks common rumors that are passed around related to treating and “curing” AML. Join us on October 8th at 10am PT | 1pm ET for a 45-minute webinar. Register Now Guest Register Now Are you having trouble registering? Send an email to question@powerfulpatients.org. This program is brought to…

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Fact or Fiction? CLL Causes & Symptoms

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

“Will I need treatment if I don’t have symptoms?”  “Did weed killer cause my CLL?”  In this webinar, Dr. Kerry Rogers will provide facts about CLL causes and symptoms and share updates on treatment advances. Learn tips for identifying trustworthy resources so you can be an educated patient. Watch online on Thursday, October 10th at 10am PT (1:00 pm Eastern, 12:00 pm Central)   Register Now Guest   Are you having trouble registering? Send an email to question@powerfulpatients.org. Fact or Fiction? CLL is brought to you by the…

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Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Your AML, Your Treatment, Your Decision

October 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

How does acute myeloid leukemia (AML) manifest in the body and evolve over time? What steps should patients take to find the most suitable course of treatment?    Register Now Join us for a panel discussion on Tuesday, October 15th at 12:30 PM Pacific | 3:30 PM Eastern. AML experts Dr. Pinkal Desai, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and Dr. Tapan M. Kadia Associate Professor, Department of Leukemia at The University…

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Empowered #patientchat – Medication Management

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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You’re Invited! We hope you'll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat discussion. Medication adherence, or taking medications correctly, is generally defined as the extent to which patients take medication as prescribed by their doctors. It is estimated that 30% of prescriptions are never filled and 50% are not taken as prescribed. There are a lot of "language traps" in healthcare. The general trend away from "medication compliance" toward using "medication adherence" didn't address all the concerns when it comes to this issue. That there isn't…

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CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit – Houston

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm CDT
MD Anderson Cancer Center Dan L. Duncan Cancer Prevention Building (CPB) – 8th Floor Conference Center, 1155 Pressler Street
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Description Join us for a day of learning with medical experts who will share the latest research updates in immunotherapy as well as patients who will share their experiences receiving immunotherapy. A healthy lunch will be provided, during which attendees can continue the conversation alongside expert and patient speakers. In the afternoon, attendees will have the opportunity to choose a small breakout session to take deeper dive into specific questions with experts. Patients, caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are all encouraged to…

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November 2019

Empowered #patientchat – Holiday Hacks

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Tips for Coping with Chronic Illness During the Holidays You’re Invited! We hope you'll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat discussion. The holidays are just around the corner. While they are a time to celebrate, sometimes it can be stressful for someone dealing with a chronic illness. Being a patient can take a lot out of you, both physically and mentally. How can you take care of the holiday rush and yourself at the same time? Let's discuss this Friday, November…

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Fact or Fiction? Lung Cancer Symptoms, Side Effects & Treatment

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm EST

When it comes to online resources in lung cancer, how do you decipher fact from fiction? Attend this webinar with renowned lung cancer expert and researcher, Dr. Martin Edelman as he shares facts about lung cancer causes and symptoms as well as updates on treatment advances. Learn tips for identifying trustworthy resources so you can be an educated patient. Join us Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 1pm ET | 10am PT for a 45-minute webinar Register Here Guest Partner        …

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Empowered #patientchat – Nutrition Trends: Fad or Fact? with the Wounded Warrior Project

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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You’re Invited! We hope you'll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat discussion.In honor of Veterans Day on Monday, November 11th, Wounded Warrior Project (@wwp) will be co-hosting this special #patientchat on nutrition. With the plethora of information on nutrition out there from social media, news articles, and peers, how can you determine what's fad and what's fact when it comes to nutrition? And how does this all play in to your health as a patient? Let's discuss Friday, November 15th! Guiding…

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CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit – Baltimore

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm MST
Mount Washington Conference Center, 5801 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209 United States
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Description Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Medical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today! People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this free half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join.…

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