Symptom Management for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Proton Therapy

Posted May 8th, 2017

This webinar provides an overview of symptom management intervention strategies for pediatric patients undergoing proton therapy. This webinar is presented by Elizabeth Cummings, MSN, CPNP-AC, CPHON, Radiation Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  


Nutrition During Proton Therapy For Kids

Posted April 3rd, 2017

This webinar, presented by Karen Wagner, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, provides an overview of nutrition issues and intervention strategies for children undergoing proton therapy.   Karen Wagner is a registered dietician who specializes in nutrition support and education for cancer patients.    


The Skinny on Soy and Flaxseed for Breast Cancer

Posted March 27th, 2017

This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits regarding soy and flaxseed for patients with breast cancer. Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment for breast, prostate, bladder, […]


Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Webinar

Posted February 1st, 2017

This webinar provides an introduction to the treatment of head and neck cancers, with a focus on radiation therapy and specifically the treatment of head and neck cancers with proton therapy.   About the Presenter: This webinar is presented by Caitlin Schonewolf, MD, MS, Department of Radiation Oncology, Penn Medicine.  Caitlin is a graduate of […]


Proton Therapy: Clinical Opportunities (Webinar)

Posted November 18th, 2016

This webinar looks at the clinical considerations in the planning, development, and operation of a proton therapy facility, with emphasis on quality, safety and clinical excellence. This webinar is presented by Dr. James Metz, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania.     About the speaker: James M. Metz, MD, […]


Webinar: Clinical Trials 101

Posted November 17th, 2016

Clinical trials are critical to improving outcomes in cancer care. There are clinical research trials for most types of cancer, and every stage of the disease. Clinical trials are designed to determine the value of specific treatments and help us find better ways of treating the disease. This webinar will help you understand the basics […]


Protein Requirements for Cancer Patients

Posted August 2nd, 2016

In this webinar, Katrina VB. Claghorn, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, a nutritionist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, explores the usefulness of protein in a cancer patient’s diet. Katrina Claghorn is an Advanced Practice Clinical Dietitian Specialist at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. She […]


What Should I Eat? Healthy Nutrition Habits for Prostate Cancer

Posted July 13th, 2016

In this webinar, Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, a nutritionist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, explores healthy nutrition habits for prostate cancer patients. Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with […]


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Proton Therapy for the Non Proton Therapy Provider

Posted June 8th, 2016

Introduction: This webinar, presented by Dr. Hill-Kayser, focuses on the basics regarding treatment with proton therapy to educate providers about proton therapy who may have not had prior experience caring for a patient who will or has received proton therapy as treatment for cancer. About the presenter: Christine Hill-Kayser, MD, is a pediatric oncologist in […]


What should I eat? Healthy Nutrition Habits for Breast Cancer Survivors

Posted June 7th, 2016

This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits for breast cancer survivors including information about the Mediterranean diet and phytochemicals.   Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment […]