All Cancercare Connect Education Workshops

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CancerCare's free Connect Education Workshops are a way for people to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of their home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information in these workshops to help you and your loved ones better understand and cope with your cancer diagnosis, treatment options, quality-of-life concerns, treatment side effects, pain management, doctor-patient communication and other important topics.

Episódios

  • Progress in the Treatment of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs)

    21/02/2024 Duração: 54min

    - Overview of Myelofibrosis (MF), Polycythemia Vera (PV), and Essential Thrombocythemia (ET) - Staging & Diagnosing - Current Standard of Care & New Treatment Approaches - Understanding Common Symptoms - Working with Your Health Care Team to Manage Your Symptoms - Strategies to Reduce Potential Complications of MPN - The Important Role of Clinical Trials - How Research Increases Your Treatment Options - Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Staging & Progression - Talking with Your Doctor About What Symptoms Should Prompt You or Your Caregiver to Call the Office - Integrative Medicine, Quality of Life & Concerns About Life Expectancy - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Adherence & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Understanding the Important Role that Biomarker Testing Plays in Informing the Treatment of Cancer

    12/02/2024 Duração: 01h03min

    - Overview and Definition of Biomarkers - What Are Some Examples of Biomarker Testing - How Biomarker Testing Provides Useful Information for Cancer Treatment - Why the Molecular Portrait of Cancer Is So Important - The Role of the Pathologist - Benefits of Biomarker Testing & Precision Medicine - Predicting Response to Treatment - Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments with Your Health Care Team, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes - Quality-of-Life Concerns - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Young Adult Survivorship: Fertility, Sexuality and Intimacy

    09/02/2024 Duração: 01h50s

    - Unique Needs of Young Adult Cancer Survivors - Identity, Relationships & Intimacy - Dating - Couples/Partners Dealing with Survivorship - Communicating about Sex - Sexuality & Intimacy - Sex Drive: Ability & Desire - Tips to Deal with Vaginal Dryness, Premature Menopause, Erectile Dysfunction, Premature Ejaculation & Sperm Banking - Low Desire: How to Get My Groove Back - Body Image: Feeling Improved Sexual Self-Esteem - Fertility Choices & Coping with Infertility - Medical Options for Assisted Pregnancy - Health Maintenance Needs for Young Adult Cancer Survivors - Long-Term Follow-Up for Young Adult Cancer Survivors - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Breast Cancer in Younger Women: New Treatment Options

    07/02/2024 Duração: 01h17s

    - Overview of Breast Cancer in Younger Women, Including Diagnosing, Staging - ER, PR & HER2 Status - Unique Issues for Younger Women Living with Breast Cancer - Precision Medicine & Sequencing of Treatment - Biomarker Testing & Genetic Testing, Including BRCA Testing - What Informs Treatment Decisions & Options: Understanding Your Pathology Report - Updates on Clinical Trials: How Research Increases Treatment Options - Biomarkers Are Tools that Help Determine What Types of Treatments Are Indicated - Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation & Targeted Treatments - Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team - Preventing & Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort, Neuropathy & Pain - Follow-Up Care - Quality-of-Life Concerns, Including Sexual Health, Pregnancy & Fertility Issues - Tips to Deal with Vaginal Dryness & Premature Menopause - Practical & Emotional Coping Tips - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • For Caregivers: Practical Tips to Cope with a Loved One’s Bladder Cancer

    31/01/2024 Duração: 01h12min

    - Updates on Bladder Cancer, in the Context of COVID, Seasonal Flu & RSV - The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team - Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment, Including Adherence & Follow-Up Care - Stresses, Challenges & Rewards of Caregiving - Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions, in the Context of COVID, Seasonal Flu & RSV - Coping with Holidays, Birthdays, Anniversaries & Special Occasions - Long-Distance Caregivers - Remembering to Take Care of Yourself - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Quality-of-Life Concerns & Discussion of OpenNotes - Self-Care & Stress Management Tips - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Bladder Cancer: Treatment Updates

    24/01/2024 Duração: 01h52s

    - Overview of Bladder Cancer, Including Staging and Grading, in the Context of COVID, Seasonal Flu & RSV - Standard of Care - New Treatment Approaches - Update on Clinical Trials - The Role of Diagnostic Technologies, Genomics & Precision Medicine - Targeted Treatments: Predicting Response to Treatment - The Role of Immunotherapy - Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Quality-of-Life Concerns - Follow-Up Care Appointments and Plans - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes - Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Biomarker Testing and Treatment

    23/01/2024 Duração: 52min

    - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Overview, in the Context of COVID, Seasonal Flu & RSV - Definition of Genomics and Biomarker Testing - The Difference Between Genomics & Genetics - The Role of Biomarker Testing in the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Specific Examples of How Biomarker Testing May Inform Treatment Decisions - Precision Medicine & Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Current Research in Genomics & Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Liquid Biopsies - The Role of the Pathologist - Reviewing Your Biomarker Testing with Your Health Care Team - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Biomarker Testing and Its Benefits for Your Treatment Choices - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Care & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Addressing the LGBTQI+ Health Disparities Gap

    19/01/2024 Duração: 01h04min

    - Overview of Cancer & the LGBTQI+ Community, Including HIV & HPV - The LGBTQI+ Community’s Disproportionate Cancer Burden - Addressing the LGBTQI+ Health Disparities Gap, Including Mistrust of Health Care Providers - Barriers to Health Care Access, Including Discrimination - Health Care, Cancer Screening, Palliative and Supportive Care, Affordable Housing - Gay Men & Lesbian Cancer Issues - Transgender/Gender-Nonconforming People’s Cancer Concerns - Challenges for LGBTQI+ Caregivers - Social Security Disability Benefits for LGBTQI+ People Living with Cancer - Military Service and the LGBTQI+ Community - Practical, Financial, Emotional & Social Concerns - Cancer Resources for the LGBTQI+ Community - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Updates in the Treatment of Estrogen Receptor (ER) Positive, Progesterone Receptor (PR) Positive and HER2 Positive Breast Cancer from the 46th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)

    17/01/2024 Duração: 59min

    - Updates from the 46th SABCS on Diagnostic Testing, Biomarkers, Precision Medicine, Grade & Hormone Receptors - What’s New in the Treatment of ER, PR and HER2 Positive Breast Cancer - Updates from SABCS on: Hormone & Targeted Therapy - Chemotherapy Updates from SABCS - Investigational New Drugs in Clinical Trials - What’s New in Prevention & Management of Treatment Side Effects, Discomfort, Neuropathy & Long Term Effects - Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • The Benefits of Clinical Trials for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    10/01/2024 Duração: 01h01min

    - The Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer - Why Clinical Trials Are Important as a Treatment Option for Triple Negative Breast Cancer - What Happens in a Clinical Trial - Stages of Clinical Trials - New Research in the Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) - Investigational New Drugs in Clinical Trials - The Meaning of Informed Consent - Benefits & Risks of Participation - How & Where Clinical Trials are Conducted - How to Participate in Clinical Trials - Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Clinical Trials - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes - Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • New Treatments for Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)

    09/01/2024 Duração: 01h02min

    - Overview of Acute Lymphocytic/Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in Children - Current Standard of Care, Including Chemotherapy & New Treatment Approaches - Treatment of Recurrent ALL - Targeted Treatment & Stem Cell Transplantation - The Role of Clinical Trials in Childhood ALL - Preventing & Managing Treatment Side Effects, Discomfort & Pain - Follow-Up Exams - Social & Emotional Issues During & After ALL Treatment - Late & Long-Term Effects of ALL Treatment in Children - Key Questions to Ask the Doctor & Health Care Team in Making Treatment Decisions - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Appointments & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Updates from the 46th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) on Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    19/12/2023 Duração: 01h07min

    - Overview of Triple Negative Breast Cancer - New Research on TNBC Presented at SABCS - Triple Negative Breast Cancer-Specific Treatment Updates - Updates on Clinical Trials in Advancing Treatment Choices - The Increasing Role of Diagnostic Testing, Biomarkers & Genetic Testing in Informing Treatment Options - Investigational New Therapies in Clinical Trials - New Developments in the Prevention & Management of Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain - Communicating with the Health Care Team with Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, List of Questions, Adherence, Follow-Up Care & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Challenges Young Adults with Cancer Face: Coping Tips

    15/12/2023 Duração: 59min

    - Overview of Young Adults Living with Cancer, including Delays in Diagnosis - Where to Seek Cancer Treatment: Selecting Your Oncology Health Care Team, Including Young Adult Cancer Programs - The Importance of Treatment Summaries - Follow-Up with Your Oncologist & Primary Care Doctor - Managing Post Treatment Side Effects/Late Effects - Talking with the Health Care Team about Survivorship Questions & Concerns - Financial Concerns, Including Health Insurance Coverage, School, College & Career - Knowing Your Rights: ADA (Americans with Disability Act), FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) & Additional Legal Protections - Choosing Who & What to Tell Others: Disclosure - Working During Cancer Treatment: Suggestions from the Health Care Team - Dealing with Physical Changes Due to Cancer or Its Treatment - Coping with Concerns about Cancer Recurrence - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions to Ask Our Panel o

  • Updates from the 2023 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting

    14/12/2023 Duração: 01h01min

    - Overview of Blood Cancers, in the Context of COVID-19 - New Research Presented at ASH - Disease-Specific Treatment Updates from ASH on Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) - The Role of Precision Medicine & Clinical Trials - Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment Options - Communicating with Your Health Care Team with Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments - Guidelines to Prepare for These Appointments - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team - Quality-of-Life Concerns - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Living with Breast Cancer - 46th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

    13/12/2023 Duração: 01h01min

    - Overview of Breast Cancer - New Research Presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) - Breast Cancer Specific Treatment Updates - Early Stage Breast Cancer - Younger & Older People Living with Breast Cancer - Genomics & Genetics of Breast Cancer - New Treatment Approaches for Metastatic Breast Cancer - Preventing & Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain - Clinical Trial Updates - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team - Communicating with Your Health Care Team with Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments - Guidelines to Prepare for Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Quality-of-Life Concerns & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • For Caregivers: Coping with a Loved One’s Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    05/12/2023 Duração: 58min

    - Caregiving for Your Loved One with Metastatic Prostate Cancer, in the Context of COVID, Seasonal Flu & RSV - Tips on Working with the Health Care Team to Manage Your Loved One’s Pain, Neuropathy & Discomfort - The Important Role of the Caregiver with the Health Care Team - Deciding to Become a Caregiver - The Unique Stresses & Rewards of Caregiving - Long-Distance Caregiver - Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions - Guidelines to Prepare for These Appointments to Increase Their Benefits, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Care & Discussion of OpenNotes - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Quality-of-Life Concerns - Self-Care & Stress Management Suggestions & Tips to Promote Caregiver Resilience - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Current Perspectives on Cancer Survivorship

    28/11/2023 Duração: 57min

    - Overview of Cancer Survivorship, in the Context of COVID - Managing Post Treatment Side Effects/Late Effects - Quality-of-Life Concerns - Fear of Recurrence - Finding Your New Normal - The Importance of Treatment Summaries & Encounter Notes - Follow-Up with Your Oncologist & Primary Care Doctor, including Discussion of Health Screening & Concerns - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer: For Caregivers - Coping with Your Loved One's Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    15/11/2023 Duração: 01h06min

    - Overview of Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer, in the Context of COVID & Seasonal Flu - The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team - Your Important Role in Decision Making - Taking on the Role of Caregiving - What Research Tells Us about Caregivers - Caregiving for Your Loved One with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer - Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team - Discussion of OpenNotes & Follow-Up Appointments - Coping with Each Day, On Special Occasions, Holidays & Birthdays - Managing Family and Friends - Long Distance Caregiving - Self-Care & Stress Management Recommendations to Manage the Stress of Caregiving - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: What’s New

    14/11/2023 Duração: 01h03min

    - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment - Current Standard of Care - The Role of Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology & Targeted Cancer Therapies - New Treatment Approaches - The Role of Biomarkers & Precision Medicine in Informing Treatment Choices - How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options - New Ways to Manage Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain - Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns - Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips - Key Questions to Ask When Communicating with Your Health Care Team - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes - The Important Role of Movement - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Update on the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

    07/11/2023 Duração: 01h06min

    - Overview of Ovarian Cancer, including Staging - How Precision Medicine, Biomarker & Genetic Testing Inform Your Treatment Decisions - The Role of the Pathologist - Current Standard of Care - New Treatment Approaches & Follow-Up Care - The Role of the Genetic Counselor - Treatment Options for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer - Clinical Trial Updates - Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain - Talking with Your Treatment Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns - Key Questions to Ask - Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Care & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

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