1. Review the role of the gut microbiome on cancer immunity
  2. Discuss the effect of antibiotic treatment on response and survival with checkpoint inhibitor therapy
  3. Explore strategies to modulate the microbiome in order to enhance immunotherapy response


  1. Discuss the physiologic impact of cancer treatments - including chemotherapy, endocrine therapy, and surgery - on long-term metabolic health
  2. Review the literature on the long term consequences of these metabolic derangements, including effects on physical and emotional health outcomes
  3. Discuss potential interventions that can be employed in the clinic, as well as at home, to address these metabolic toxicities
Session date: 
04/29/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC2115
MC2115 HemOnc Conference Room E-215
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Carolina Soto Chervin, MD, PhD and Meghan R. Steiner, MD