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Depression in Patients with Cancer

Wednesday Jun 16, 2021
Event Time 12:15 - 12:45 PM ET
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Event Faculty

Philip R. Muskin, MD, MA, DLFAPA

Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Senior Consultant in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

Chronic medical illnesses such as cancer are characterized by a notably increased prevalence of depression. Furthermore, several challenges may arise in managing the depression in these patients, given their anti-cancer regimens. Here, we present a short learning module that will help clinicians better recognize and diagnose patients with cancer who may also have depression, as well as develop treatment plans tailored to their concomitant anti-cancer regimens.

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This event is sponsored by Clinical Care Solutions and is not sponsored by industry.