Cancer Survivorship Care Guidelines for Peripheral Neuropathy, Fertility Preservation and Osteoporosis Management

This training will introduce learners to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) cancer survivorship care guidelines on managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy management, fertility preservation and osteoporosis management in adult survivors with nonmetastatic disease.

The development of this training was supported by the Cooperative Agreement #5NU58DP006461 and continues to be supported by #NU58DP007539 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC. The GW Cancer Center would like to thank the CDC for their ongoing collaboration on this program.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this self-paced free training, you will be able to:

  • Describe the impact of cancer and cancer treatment on fertility
  • Identify methods of fertility preservation in different populations diagnosed with cancer
  • Describe the role of the health care provider in fertility preservation for patients with cancer
  • Identify chemotherapy agents associated with neuropathy in adult patients with cancer and associated symptoms
  • Describe strategies to prevent chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
  • Describe strategies to treat chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy that develops during or after neurotoxic chemotherapy
  • Identify the associations between cancer, cancer treatment, and osteoporosis
  • Describe the management of osteoporosis in adult survivors of nonmetastatic cancer
  • Describe the role of the Primary Care Clinician (PCC) in the management of osteoporosis in adult survivors of nonmetastatic cancer
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  • Kutluk Oktay MD, PhD
    Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
    Director, Laboratory of Fertility Preservation and Molecular Reproductive Biology
    Yale School of Medicine
    Medical Director, Innovation Institute for Fertility Preservation
  • Guido Cavaletti, MD
    University of Milano-Bicocca
    School of Medicine and Surgery
  • Robert A. Adler, MD
    Central Virginia V.A. Health Care System
    Virginia Commonwealth University
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