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Setting Up Your Expectations For Having Myeloma
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Newly Diagnosed Myeloma
event Sep 21, 2023 / 01:00PM - 02:00PM EDT

Event Description

Dr. Jason Chen, a myeloma specialist working at a Veteran's Hospital, shares how he educates his newly diagnosed myeloma patients. In this event, he shares with the audience:

  1. Side Effects of Myeloma and Myeloma Treatment (not like standard chemo)

  2. Staging (how it's different than metastatic cancers)

  3. Survival Rates (good today and continually improving!)

By setting up realistic expectations for the newly diagnosed myeloma community, Dr. Chen helps his patients understand what's ahead of them and ease their worries.

Schedule & Agenda

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Introductions
1:00 PM
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey introduces the agenda of the event and featured speaker Dr. Jason Chen.

The panelist Dr. Jason Chen
Presentation
1:05 PM
Dr. Jason Chen

Dr. Jason Chen shares how he educates his newly diagnosed myeloma patients.

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Questions and Answers
1:35 PM
Audience

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Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the HealthTree Foundation as the Myeloma Community Program Director in 2020. While not knowing much about myeloma at the start, she has since worked hard to educate herself, empathize and learn from others' experiences. She loves this job. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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The panelist Dr. Jason Chen
Dr. Jason Chen

Jason Chen is a hematology staff physician at the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan with a focus on hematologic malignancies such as multiple myeloma. His ongoing efforts include expanding the hematology research portfolio at the Ann Arbor VA and improving cancer care access through the VA system. Dr. Chen received his MD degree from the University of Rochester, completed his internal medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and hematology/oncology fellowship at Michigan Medicine in 2021.

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