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April 2013
Free

Teenage Cancer Case Presentations: Perspectives of Patients, Parents and Siblings

April 3, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
DMU Clinic – Room 306,
3300 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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DMU Clinic Grand RoundsCoffee will be served.Learning objectivesDiscuss why teenagers with cancer are considered an underserved populationUnderstand the experience of cancer from the perspective of teenaged patients, their parents and siblingsAppreciate the importance of developmentally-appropriate, compassionate medical careSpeakerMelissa A. Alderfer, Ph.D.Staff psychologist, assistant professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaDr. Alderfer indicated she have no relevant financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.Target audienceAll DMU faculty, staff, and students are…

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