Childhood Cancer Survivorship Care: From Childhood to Adulthood
In this broadcast, Dr Susmita Parashar (Emory University School of Medicine, US), Mary Stuart (IWK Health Centre, CA), Dr Neha Bansal (Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, US), Prof Daniel Lenihan (Saint Francis Healthcare System, US) and Prof Joe Carver (University of Pennsylvania, US) will be exploring the journey of childhood cancer survivors as they transition to adulthood, gaining insights, such as barriers to transition and recommendations for best practices, to facilitate seamless and comprehensive survivorship care.
The partnership combines Radcliffe’s rapidly growing global community and expertise in delivering the most innovative virtual events, with the knowledge and experience of IC-OS’s members, to curate broadcasts that challenge current practice and have real-world patient benefits.
This broadcast is for cardiologists, haematologists, oncologists, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists.
The International Cardio-Oncology Society is a committed group of professionals throughout the world who are striving to protect the cardiovascular health of all patients who are undergoing cancer therapy. By optimising the cardiac status of patients with cancer before, during and after their treatment, IC-OS is collectively improving the overall outcomes including survival and quality of life. IC-OS aims to provide the latest scientific and clinical education and research for anyone treating patients with cancer in the hopes of enhancing cardiovascular protection.
This is an independent activity run by the International Cardio-oncology Society (ICOS) and co-produced in collaboration with Radcliffe Cardiology. IC-OS has been provided support to deliver this webinar series by AstraZeneca and BMS/Pfizer Alliance through an unrestricted educational grant to cover organisational costs and has had no input into the agenda or content of this educational activity. Radcliffe Cardiology has received no industry funding.
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Dr Susmita Parashar is an Associate Professor in the Division of Cardiology of the Department of Internal Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, US. Dr Parashar is also a Cardiologist at the Emory Heart and Vascular Center.
Dr Parashar serves on the steering committee for the International Cardio-Oncology Society (ICOS) and is a member of the guideline committee to develop a best practice consensus document for cardio-oncology at ICOS.
Mary Stuart is a Nurse Practitioner at IWK Health Centre, Halifax, CA.
Mary has worked in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Hospital for Sick Children for over 20 years and for the past six years has worked in Survivorship in Pediatric Late Effects, in the adult setting and in the pediatric setting at Princess Margaret Hospital and Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto Canada.
She is now working in Halifax in the Pediatric Hospital IWK and will be developing an AYA programme for pediatric cancer survivors in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Dr Neha Bansal is a Pediatric Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologist at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, New York, US.
Dr Bansal's clinical interests are on pediatric patients who have heart failure due to cardiomyopathy or congenital heart disease and cardiac care of survivors of childhood cancer.
In 2017, Dr Bansal received the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation and Kyle John Rymiszewski Foundation Research Scholar Award.
Prof Daniel Lenihan is a cardio-oncologist specialising in cardiology, heart disease and advanced heart failure, at Saint Francis Healthcare System, Cape Girardeau, US.
He is a co-Founder and Board Member of the International Cardio-Oncology Society (ICOS), which is an international professional association whose primary goal is to eliminate cardiac disease as a barrier to effective cancer therapy.
He is actively involved in patient care as the Director of the Cardio-Oncology Programme, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and the Heart Failure clinic at Saint Francis Healthcare System.
Prof Joe Carver is the Bernard Fishman Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US. He is the Chief of Staff at the Abramson Cancer Center.
He is the Director of the Thalheimer Cardio-oncology Center at the Abramson Cancer Center and his clinical practice is in the subspecialty of cardio-oncology.