AML Webinar Series
Understanding Advancements in Treating Myeloma - October 2017
Understanding Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) – October 2016
Interview with Carmelita P. Escalante, MD, FACP, Professor and Chair Department of General Internal Medicine The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Interview with Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine University of Chicago Medical Center and Srdan Verstovsek, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine
Understanding the New World of Myeloma Treatment – October 2016
Interview with Robert Orlowski, MD, PhD, Director of Myeloma and Professor in the Departments of Lymphoma/Myeloma and Experimental Therapeutics and Tiffany Richards, MS, ANP, AOCNP, Advanced Practice Nurse at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Patient Advocate Lynette
Interview with Patient Advocate, Lynette and Robert Orlowski, MD, PhD, Director of Myeloma and Professor in the Departments of Lymphoma/Myeloma and Experimental Therapeutics The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Lung Cancer Town Meeting – September 2016
From the Lung Cancer Town Meeting, a panel of experts discuss how patients who live in remote, rural areas can go about getting a second opinion from a larger facilities or academic center.
Living Well With CLL Town Meeting – May 2016
Interview with Tina Sapienza, LMSW, OSW-C, Oncology Social Worker Columbia University Medical Center and Nicole Lamanna, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine Columbia University Medical Center
Prostate Cancer Virtual Town Meeting – April 2016
Interview with William Catalona, MD, Professor of Urology, Director of Clinical Prostate Cancer Program Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Russel Szmulewitz, MD, Assistant Director, Genitourinary Oncology Program; Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Chicago Medical Center
Interview with Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of the Cancer Pain Program, Division of Hematology-Oncology; Research Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern Medicine and Russel Szmulewitz, MD, Associate Director, Genitourinary Oncology Program, Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Chicago
Making Your Best Treatment Choices in Lung Cancer – March 2016
Interview with Susan Varghese, RN, MSN, Dr. Rebecca Heist, Dr. George Simon, and Melinda Dunn, patient advocation at the Lung Cancer Town Meeting at MD Anderson in March 2015
Andrew Schorr talks with Dr. George Simon and Dr. Rebecca Heist about the promising nature of clinical trials and then describes each of the phases.
Hope Summit LIVE – March 2015
Update on Melanoma – March 2015
How the immune system recognizes melanoma is different according to each individual. Melanoma tumors respond differently and there can be several different types of tumors in one individual. And tumors can change and mutate over time in the same individual. Monitoring patients and doing repeated biopsies is crucial to understanding the nature of the tumor involved.
Living Well With CLL – March 2015
Empowering Lung Cancer Patients – June 2015
Tamara Lobban-Jones talks with Lisa Goldman, a stage 4 non-small cell adenocarcinoma patient, about communicating with your medical team and being your own advocate.
Hope & Progress for Multiple Myeloma – July 2015
Lorenzo Cohen talks about the biologic effects of chronic stress on the body. Stress can suppress aspects of the immune system that doctors are trying to boost, but there are many things that can be done to treat stress and anxiety.
Dr. Orlowski talks about clinical trial process, availability, enrollment and navigation. Talk to your medical team, get an expert involved, talk to patient advocate groups and support groups about your eligibility for clinical trials.
The Latest News on Advanced Prostate Cancer – July 2015
At the Prostate Cancer Town Meeting for patients, William Baun, prostate cancer patient advocate talks about his journey, from diagnosis through treatment, clinical trials and living and coping with his illness.
You have to be responsible for your own healthcare. Learn and educate yourself about the types of questions you should ask your physician. If you are not getting the answers you think you should get, then get a second opinion.