nbmtLINK Webcasts & Podcasts

The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link has produced a number of webcasts/podcasts in collaboration with experts in the field to bring you more information about bone marrow transplant – related topics. We hope you enjoy the following webcasts/podcasts:

Podcasts

Webcasts

Two-part webcast: Meeting the Challenges of Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease in Children and Adolescents.

Part I, “The Medical Aspects and Management of Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease in Children & Adolescents,” features Dr. Kristin Baird of the National Institutes of Health and Kimberly Thormann, MA, CPNP, from Children’s Memorial Hospital. Their webcast:

  • Provides an overview of stem cell transplants and factors that may impact the development of cGVHD
  • Discusses the prevention and development of cGVHD; and
  • Offers information on identifying and managing the disease in children & adolescents.

Watch Part I: www.presentme.com/audio2009/20090901NBMTpart1/

Two-part webcast: Meeting the Challenges of Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease in Children and Adolescents.

Part II, Families Coping with Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease (cGVHD) in Children & Adolescents, features Lynn Hardesty, MSS, LICSW, BCD from Children’s National Medical Center. This presentation:

  • Provides parents and other family members with practical advice on how to cope with chronic cGVHD; and
  • Offers the perspectives and advice of three parents whose children are living with the disease.

Watch Part II: www.presentme.com/audio2009/20090901NBMTpart2/

Each webcast is 40 minutes long. Many thanks to the National Marrow Donor Program for co-sponsoring this important resource. We would also like to recognize our presenters, Dr. Baird, Kim Thormann, and Lynn Hardesty for their participation, in addition to the three parents, Brent, Kathy, and Dana, for offering their perspective and insights.

Coping with Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease

This 30-minute presentation provides an overview of Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease (cGVHD), recommendations for care of the cGvHD patient, and personal reflections from those living with the disease.

Watch: www.presentme.com/flash/20080716nbmtlink/

We want to thank our presenters, Dr. Steven Pavletic, Dr. Sandra Mitchell, and Kate Castro from the National Institutes of Health and patients David and Gerlinde for their contribution to this valuable new resource for bone marrow transplant survivors. We are also grateful to the National Marrow Donor Program for co-sponsoring the program, and to Amgen for providing additional support.

For Better and For Worse: Impact of Cancer and BMT on Spouse-Caregivers

This 30-minute webcast ispresented by Michelle Bishop, PhD, Assistant Research Professor from the University of Florida. Dr. Bishop presents highlights from research studies describing caregiver quality of life and provides current resources for information and support.

Watch: www.presentme.com/FLASH/20071026NBMTLBishop/

We would like to thank the National Marrow Donor Program for their support in making this webcast possible.

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