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Cancer and Mental Wellbeing Education Series: The Role of Tumor Boards in Cancer Care

Tumor boards are an evidence-based approach that increase access to multi-specialty cancer care across health systems and providers, addresses disparities and builds capacity to provide care to individuals with complex needs. Behavioral health providers can play a vital role on tumor boards by expanding the safety net of providers and contributing to robust person-centered teams.

Join the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing on March 23, 2-3 p.m. ET to learn about the role behavioral health professionals can have on tumor boards to bridge communication in cancer care and advocate for the best treatment practices for individuals with MH/SUD challenges.

By joining this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about tumor board models and their role in equitable and integrated cancer care.
  • Discuss the benefits of including behavioral health providers on tumor boards.
  • Identify strategies to bridge provider communication in cancer care.

The webinar will feature the following speakers:

  • Kelly E. Irwin, M.D., MPH, Director, Collaborative Care and Community Engagement Program, Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Amy Corveleyn, MSW, LICSW, Program Manager, Collaborative Care and Community Engagement Program, Massachusetts General Hospital