Hematologic Malignancies in Children: Early Diagnosis and Management

Presenters:

Susan R. Rheingold, MD

Medical Director, Oncology Outpatient Clinic, Attending Physician, Cancer Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bradley J. Dyer, MD, F.A.A.P

Founder, All Star Pediatrics, Exton, Pennsylvania

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe childhood blood cancers, including ALL, AML, and rare lymphomas such as Burkitt.
  2. Identify signs and symptoms of childhood blood cancer and diagnostic tests.
  3. Assess appropriate referral to a pediatric hematologist-oncologist and patient care during and post-cancer treatment.
  4. Explain treatments, including the role of clinical trials, and management of short- and long-term side effects.

Evaluation:

This webcast is approved for up to 1.0 Prescribed CME credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Please complete the enduring evaluation for enduring Credit: 

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Date:

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET

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