During this webinar, Dr. Shyamala Navada from Tisch Cancer Institute discussesthe history of PNH - past, current and future thinking of the disease and treatment options.
Rare blood cancer and bone marrow failure diseases are often difficult to diagnose and even harder to explain. AAMDSIF brings international experts to your computer, tablet or smartphone using language that is easy to understand in a convenient one hour format. We have hundreds of webinars available for you to watch at any time you want!
|Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 5:30pm||ASH 2020: MDS and AML Updates for Patients|
|Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 2:00pm||COVID-19 Update: Vaccinations for Bone Marrow Failure Patients|
|Monday, March 22, 2021 - 12:00pm||New Transplant Advances for Patients|
|Friday, April 23, 2021 - 2:00pm||Intimacy and Bone Marrow Failure|
|Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 2:00pm||Haploidentical Transplant for MDS|
In this webinar, Dr. Elie Traer from OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland, OR will discuss what is refractory/relapsed AML, how it is diagnosed, affects on treatments and what this diagnosis means for patients. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Traer their questions.
In this webinar, Dr. Saurabh Chhabra from The Cancer Center at Froedtert Hospital in Wisconsin will discuss the latest advances in preventing and treating graft-versus-host disease(GVHD). He will also provide a brief overview of GVHD.
Melhem Solh, M.D., is board certified in the subspecialties of medical oncology and hematology. Dr. Solh is a Northside Hospital Blood and Marrow Transplant and Leukemia Program physician. In 2019, Dr. Solh was recognized as among Atlanta’s Top Doctors in his specialty by Castle Connolly.
In this webinar, Dr. Melhem Solh from The Blood and Marrow Transplant Group of Georgia will discuss what is GVHD, how it is diagnosed, signs and symptoms, treatment options and how patients can manage the diagnosis.
In this webinar, Dr. Jonathon Cohen from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University will discuss relapsed CLL- what causes patients to relapse and how to treat relapsed disease. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Cohen questions.
In this webinar, Dr. Matthew Davids will discuss the advances in treating CLL. He will also provide a brief overview of the CLL diagnosis.
In this webinar, Susan Berg from the Center for Shared Decision Making at Dartmouth - Hitchcock explain what is shared decision making and how patients/caregivers can work with their medical team to make decisions regarding their healthcare.
In the webinar, Dr. Casey O'Connell from USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center helps patients understand the most commonly used lab tests to diagnosis and monitor bone marrow failure diseases.
In this webinar, Dr. Robert Means Jr. from ETSU Quillen College of Medicine discusses disease and treatment symptoms associated with PRCA and how symptoms are managed. He provides an overview of PRCA. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Means questions about PRCA.
During this webinar, Dr. Jamile Shammo from Rush University Medical Center, discusses PNH and special concerns for women. Topics discussed in the webinar are: puberty, birth control, pregnancy, menopause and hysterectomy.
Dr. Amer Zeidan from Yale Cancer Center explains the different mutations found in MDS and answers the question -“Should patients with MDS ask about their cancer mutations?” He discusses how mutations impact prognosis and affect treatment decisions
Proper nutrition and regular exercise are important for maintaining overall health, keeping a strong immune system, and even optimizing blood production. During this program, registered oncology dietitian, Joanna Myers-Casale from MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper discusses the most current recommendations for a healthy diet, provide practical dietary suggestions for bone marrow failure patients to consider before, during and after treatment, dietary suggestions to help you deal with fatigue, taste changes, nausea, loss of appetite, treatment side effects and more.
Dr. Kasiani Myers of The Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute in Cincinnati, OH discusses the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of aplastic anemia and PNH. She will also discuss the relationship between aplastic anemia and PNH and how the dual diagnosis is treated.
In this webinar, Dr. Matt Kalaycio explains what is a bone marrow transplant and the risk and benefits of a transplant for MDS patients. Patients will be able to use the information learned in this webinar to have a discussion with their treating physician if a transplant is right for them.