Treating Adolescents and Young Adults with Blood Cancer

Presenter:

Leidy L. Isenalumhe MD, MS

Assistant Member, Malignant Hematology
Director of Clinical Operations, Malignant Hematology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Tampa, Florida

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Describe common adolescent and young adult (AYA) blood cancers
  • Identify signs and symptoms of AYA blood cancer and diagnostic tests
  • Explain treatments, including the role of clinical trials
  • Discuss management of short- and long-term effects, including fertility challenges
  • Address unique considerations for AYA’s (e.g., sexuality and intimacy, finances and health insurance)
  • Discuss strategies to enhance provider communication with AYA’s to help them navigate challenges


Evaluation:

This webcast is approved for 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:

Thursday, May 13, 2021, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET

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