Finding Quality of Life and Support When Living with Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease (cGVHD)
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Dr. Stephanie Lee is a Professor at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. At Fred Hutchinson, Dr. Lee is the Associate Director of the Clinical Research Division and the Research Director of the Transplant Long-Term Follow-Up Program and will share her incredible expertise regarding many topics related to quality of life while experiencing cGVHD. Taisel Losada, PsyD, LP of Henry Ford Cancer Institute is a clinical psychologist specializing in the psychological, behavioral, and social factors that impact the cancer population and will cover ways to find emotional support, coping mechanisms and more. Additionally, Peter Gordon is a long-time survivor of AML who had a transplant in 2008. Peter chronicled his transplant and the challenging years afterward in his memoir “Six Years and Counting: Love, Leukemia, and the Long Road Onward” and will share how he is living his best life as he deals with chronic related conditions.
Jennifer Gillette, LMSW, nbmtLINK