Are you a carcinoid/neuroendocrine tumor patient who is experiencing sudden or severe episodes of cancer-related pain? On Wednesday, March 10th at 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, you can participate in a one-hour, live, interactive webinar, “When Cancer Pain Breaks Through!” with Russell K. Portenoy, MD. The American Pain Foundation (http://www.painfoundation.org/), host of the webinar, invites you to: “Learn more about breakthrough cancer pain, its assessment and its treatment from a world renowned pain management expert. Listen to why it is important to address this type of pain. Learn about key tips to help you better communicate with your healthcare provider. Know what types of pain care you should expect in return.”
Dr. Portenoy is Chairman of the Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. He is also the Chief Medical Officer of Continuum Hospice Care/The Jacob Perlow Hospice and Professor of Neurology and Anesthesiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is Past President of the American Pain Society and has received numerous awards for his work. The focus of his research has been on clinical trials of analgesic drugs, opiod pharmacology, symptom measurement, and quality of life assessment. He serves as Editor in Chief of The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, an international, peer-reviewed journal; Associate Editor for Clinical Sciences of Pain; and Editor for the Palliative Care Section of The Oncologist.
Space is limited for the webinar so register early. Click here to register:
The webinar is an online webinar where the video is provided through your computer and you will hear the audio by calling the toll-free number provided.