Coping with Treatment: Managing Side Effects

September 30, 2016
12:00pm to 01:00pm
2016-09-30 12:00:00 2016-09-30 13:00:00 America/New_York Coping with Treatment: Managing Side Effects  

For many people, side effects are among the most distressing parts of breast cancer treatment. Some side effects can be short-term, while others last longer.

During our free September webinar, join our Living Beyond Breast Cancer moderator and Hope S. Rugo, MD, as they discuss

  • short-term side effects caused by breast cancer treatment, including mouth sores, hair loss, neutropenia, neuropathy and fatigue
  • medicines and other methods to help manage these side effects
  • how to talk with your medical team to get the most relief, whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment or living with metastatic breast cancer

About Our Speaker

Hope S. Rugo, MD, is a professor of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology at the University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, where she is director of breast oncology and clinical trials education. Her research interests include novel therapies for advanced breast cancer, immune modulation to restore chemotherapy sensitivity, evaluation of circulating cells as novel markers of response and resistance to therapy, neoadjuvant therapy and supportive care. Dr. Rugo is deeply involved in breast cancer clinical trials, most notably the ISPY2 trial.
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