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Session Title:
Unspoken Stressors
Date & Time:
August 18, 2021, 7:00 PM–8:00 PM ET
Length:
1 Hour
CME Until:
March 4th, 2022
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Target Audience:
Surgeons with a special interest in the treatment of breast disease
Objectives:
At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the impact on cost of care for breast cancer patients
  • Identify risk factors for sexual dysfunction after BC treatment
  • Clarify how to inquire about sexual health /body image issues after BC
  • Identify sources of emotional support important to patients
  • Discuss options for fertility preservation
Description:
Join a multidisciplinary group of experts for a webinar designed to identify and discuss factors impacting the quality of life of breast cancer survivors. This one hour webinar will include information on medical, emotional, financial and psychological stressors faced by breast cancer patients.
Agenda:
Welcome and Introduction
Alyssa Throckmorton, MD
The Cost of Care and Patient Impact
Deanna Attai, MD
Sexual Dysfunction and Body Image
Sharon Bober, PhD
Emotional Well Being
Kim Bowles
Infertility
Paul Brezina, MD
Sex After Breast Cancer
Carol Kuhle, DO, MPH
Q&A
Faculty:
Moderator: Alyssa Throckmorton, MD
Baptist Medical Group - Memphis Breast Care
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Multidisciplinary Breast Program
Memphis, TN
Deanna Attai, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Burbank, CA
Sharon Bober, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Kim Bowles
Patient Advocate
Pittsburgh, PA
Paul Brezina, MD
Fertility Associates of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Carol Kuhle, DO, MPH
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
References:
  1. Oktay K, Harvey BE, Partridge AH, Quinn GP, Reinecke J, Taylor HS, Wallace WH, Wang ET, Loren AW. Fertility Preservation in Patients With Cancer: ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline Update. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Jul 1;36(19):1994-2001. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2018.78.1914. Epub 2018 Apr 5. PMID: 29620997.
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