This speaker series focuses on challenges faced by the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Lymphoma patient community.
Webinar: Introduction to AYA Care
Date/Time: October 29, 2020 @ 12 pm – 1 pm EST
Speaker: Dr. Abha Gupta, MD, MSC, FRCPC.
Dr. Gupta’s primary clinical and research interests include sarcoma, adolescent and young adult oncology and fertility preservation. She is the founder and Medical Director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Program at Princess Margaret Hospital and the co-Medical Director of the Fertility Preservation Program at Sick Kids.
Description: This talk will introduce the unique psychosocial, informational, and medical needs faced by this patient population and will provide recommendations on how to plan ahead and cope with your disease during and following treatment.
Webinar: Fertility Preservation and Sexual Health for Young Cancer Patients
Date/Time: November 5, 2020 @ 12 pm – 1 pm EST
Speaker: Meghan MacMillan.
Meghan is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Adolescent and Young Adult Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and works directly with AYA patients to help meet their needs throughout their cancer journey.
Description: This talk will focus on topics including fertility preservation, sexuality/body image, and will provide guidance and community-based resources for patients.
Returning to Work/School – You can do IT!
Date/Time: November 12, 2020 @ 12 pm – 1 pm EST
Speaker: Lydia Beck.
Lydia is an Occupational therapist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in the Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program, working directly with patients to support and manage the late-effects of cancer treatment.
Description: This talk will focus on concerns around returning to work/school, support networks and accommodations available, and recommendations to make the easiest transition back into the work or school environment.
These webinars will be moderated by Lymphoma Canada and will include an interactive question and answer session.
Can’t attend? Be sure to register online and we will email you the following day with a link to the webinar recording and slide deck.