FREE: Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease Webinar – Let’s Learn From The Experts

Oct 11, 2021General News, Partners

A Telephone Support Program for Patients,
Families/Caregivers/Loved Ones

Wednesday October 27, 2021 
Noon to 1:30 pm EST 
(Please adjust your time zone accordingly.)

To register, click here

We invite you to participate in a FREE webinar that will help you and your loved ones better understand Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease (cGVHD.)

Connie A. Sizemore, Pharm.D., Lead Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Transplant, Leukemia and Cellular Therapy Program at the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute will lead the discussion covering the increase of allogeneic transplants, the grading of cGVHD, growing risk factors, how the skin, eyes and lungs are affected and treatment options.
Dawn Speckhart, PhD of Northside will provide guidance in coming to terms with emotions regarding a cGVHD diagnosis and how to build a support network and thrive. Latasha Mccoy, BSN,RN of Northside will focus on the signs and symptoms of cGVHD and the benefits of a patient diary. Lisa Loutzenhiser, a survivor will share her story and how she combats her cGVHD skin issues as they surface. This webinar will be facilitated by Jennifer Gillette, our licensed staff social worker. There will be time for questions and answers following the presentation.

This program was made possible by the generous support of:
Incyte and Pharmacyclics & Janssen

We also acknowledge and thank our esteemed Link Partners for their ongoing and important support.

Oct. 27th from 12:00 Noon until 1:30 pm EST
Be sure to note the time zones
12 pm (Noon) to 1 pm: Eastern Time,
11 am to 12:00 pm: Central Time
10 am to 11 am: Mountain Time,
9 am to 10 am: Pacific Time
Questions? Contact Peggy Burkhard at 248-770-5172 or peggyburkhard@nbmtlink.org

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