Advocacy In Action: The American Society Of Hematology (ASH) 2013

Vital Options International presents Advocacy In Action®, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: The Future of Genomics & Personalized Medicine, Cancer Care Planning & Palliative Care, and Public Policy & Issues Surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Joining Vital Options CEO, Selma SchimmelThe Future of Genomics & Personalized Medicine: Keith Stewart, MD, Mayo Clinic; Anne Quinn Young, MPH, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMF) — Cancer Care Planning & Palliative Care: Thomas LeBlanc, MD, Duke University Medical Center; Meghan Gutierrez, Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF); — Public Policy & Issues Surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA): Michael Mauro, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Scott Riccio, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)

TOPICS AND GUESTS INCLUDE:

Panel 1 – The Future of Genomics & Personalized Medicine

Genomics & Blood Cancers

The Continuing Role of Chemotherapy In Adult & Pediatric Blood Cancers

Strengthening the Advocate & Research Community Relationship

Tissue Collection:  What Patients Should Know

Closing Thoughts From the Panel

Panel 2 – Cancer Care Planning & Palliative Care

Defining & Redefining

Hematologic Treatment Side Effects

Advocates & Clinicians Working Together

Panel 3 – Public Policy & Issues Surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

What Is Public Policy?

Michael Mauro, MD: Clinician As a Public Policy Advocate

The Affordable Care Act Challenges

Challenges In Access To Care

Helping Patients Get Ahead

Advocates In Action!

In addition to our Advocacy In Action panel, we have produced additional videos highlighting “Advocates” In Action! from The American Society Of Hematology (ASH) 2013 Annual Meeting.

Advocate In Action: Susan Stewart BMTInfoNet.org 

Advocate In Action:  Erin Schwartz & Viji Venkatesh The MAX Foundation 

ASH 2013 Sponsors

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