Dr. Cindy Tofthagen Hosts Live Facebook Chat on Chemotherapy-induced Neuropathy
Cindy S. Tofthagen, PhD, ARNP, AOCNP, Assistant Professor and Concentration Director for Oncology at the University of South Florida College of Nursing, hosted a live Facebook chat on Neuropathy Association’s Facebook Page focusing on chemotherapy-induced neuropathy on August 22, 2012. Dr. Tofthagen is a member of the Neuropathy Association’s Neuropathic Pain Management Medical Advisory Council leading a Neuropathy Association support group in Tampa, Fla. to help people with neuropathy and their families better understand the disease.Cindy S. Tofthagen, PhD, ARNP, AOCNP, Assistant Professor and Concentration Director for Oncology at USF College of Nursing
During the Facebook chat, Dr. Tofthagen dedicated her time and expertise to talk to Facebook fans and raise awareness about chemotherapy-induced neuropathy. She also discussed the neuropathy epidemic and the uphill battle for both patients and physicians.
“As a chronic illness, neuropathy affects the whole person,” said Dr. Tofthagen during the Facebook chat. “No matter what part of your life is affected by neuropathy, it is important to seek help.”
To view Dr. Tofthagen’s full conversation visit Neuropathy Association’s Facebook Page at “http://www.facebook.com/NeuropathyAssociation.”