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Annual Cancer Care Forum At St. John’s Riverside Hospital

Sep 23

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The award winning cancer treatment program at St. John’s Riverside Hospital is an accredited comprehensive Cancer Treatment Program.  This program includes a new Chemotherapy Infusion Center providing cancer patients access to a team of dedicated medical experts and the latest therapeutic technologies. Our exceptional care has been enhanced with our team of patient navigators. The Cancer Treatment Program focuses on the totality of the patient’s medical, nutritional, emotional and spiritual needs.

The Cancer Committee of St. John’s Riverside is sponsoring its Annual Cancer Care Forum on Friday, October 9, 2015 from 8:00AM-3:30PM.  This seminar is designed for physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, oncology nurses and other health care professionals (6 CME credits provided). The speakers for the day will be:

 Steven Horwitz, MD
Insights into Optimizing
Therapeutic Approaches for T-cell Lymphomas: Integrating Current and Emerging Agents/ Regimens to Develop Evidence- Based Clinical
 Management Strategies
Oren Cahlon, MD
Evolving Paradigms in Cancer Treatment: The Power of Proton Therapy
 Claudine Isaacs, MDCM, FRCP(C)
Current and Future Treatment of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Expert Advice for Clinicians     
Christopher G. Azzoli, MD
Patient-Focused Care in
Advanced NSCLC: Formulating
Optimal Management Strategies
 William G. Wierda, MD, PhD
Moving Forward in CLL:
Integrating New Agents and Strategies
to Deliver High Quality Care 
 Leonard Gomella, MD
Developing an Integrative
Approach to Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Making it Personal to
Improve Clinical Outcomes


The forum will take place at St. John’s Riverside Hospital Andrus Pavilion; 967 North Broadway; Yonkers, N.Y. 10701 in Room 111 on the Main Floor.  Refreshments and valet parking provided.

For more information or to RSVP by October 5th to Janine O’Donnell, Associate Director of Pharmacy 914-964-4827 or jodonnell@riversidehealth.org

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