Last Modified: October 3, 2003
Conference Dates: Wednesday, December 17, 2003
Conference Location: Penn Tower Hotel, Bridge Level Conference Room
Sponsoring Group: Abramson Cancer Center/Leukemia-Lymphoma Society
Conference Objectives: Patient Education
Who Should Attend: Patients, families, caregivers
Edward A. Stadtmauer, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplantation Program Director, Hematologic Malignancies Program "The Use of High Dose Steroids in treating cancer"
Patricia Mangan, MSN, CRNP
Coordinator, Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Registration Information: Jill Harrington LaMorie, MSW, LSW, Patient Services Coordinator, 215-349-8869
Conference Fees: None
Continuing Education: No
Feb 8, 2013 - Corticorelin acetate administration to patients with peritumoral brain edema allows the reduction of steroid doses and is associated with reduced incidence and severity of steroid-induced myopathy and other steroid-related adverse effects, according to research published online Feb. 4 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Jul 12, 2010