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Webinar Series on Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

CDC’s Division of Blood Disorders (DBD) is proud to launch its “Webinar Series on Bleeding and Clotting Disorders.” The purpose of this series is to provide evidence-based information on new research, interventions, emerging issues of interest in blood disorders, as well as innovative approaches in collaborations and partnerships. We invite you to join us in this series.

A schedule of webinars for the first quarter of 2014 is included below:
 

February 6, 2014

Alok Khorana MD"Venous Thromboembolism and Cancer”
Alok Khorana, MD
Director of the Gastrointestinal Malignancies Program at Taussig Cancer Institute of the Cleveland Clinic.

In this presentation, Dr. Khorana detailed the prevalence, consequences, and costs of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and described the importance of both predicting and preventing VTE in people who have cancer. 

To access the slides from this presentation please click here.

 

 

March 6, 2014

Beth Waldron MA"Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis:  What Everyone Needs to Know”
Beth Waldron, MA
Program Director, Clot Connect
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

In this presentation, Beth Waldron presented the risk factors, symptoms, treatment, prevention strategies, and her personal experience with deep vein thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism.

To access the slides from this presentation, please click here. 

 

 

April 3, 2014

Guy Young MD"New Challenges in Hemophilia”
Guy Young, MD
Director, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

 In this presentation, Dr. Young described many new changes that are coming to the field of hemophilia during the next few years, including new treatment strategies, new issues concerning bone health, and impacts of overweight and obesity.  Dr. Young also addressed specific challenges for people with hemophilia who have an inhibitor. 

To access the slides from this presentation, please click here.  

 

 

 

For more information on the webinar series, please contact Cindy Sayers at cay1@cdc.gov.

 
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