Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Free phone workshop on soft-tissue sarcoma

Mark your calendars for CancerCare's free telephone workshop, "Treatment Update on Soft-Tissue Sarcoma," 1:30-2:30 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, Sept. 21. The speakers will be:
  • Jeffrey D. Wayne, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief, Melanoma and Soft Tissue Surgical Oncology, Division of Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Associate Medical Director, Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center
  • Mark Agulnik, MD, Assistant Professor, Feinberg School, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology
  • Thomas F. DeLaney, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Associate Radiation Oncologist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical Director - Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, Co-Director, Center for Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Carolyn Messner, DSW, MSW, Director of Education and Training, CancerCare.
The speakers will give an overview of soft-tissue sarcomas and discuss the current standard of care and new treatment approaches, symptom and pain management, clinical trials, and much more. The half-hour presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session, moderated by Messner.

Click here to register, or call 1-800-813-4673.

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