General Interest 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.

Episodios

  • Caring for Your Loved One with Cancer

    13/05/2024 Duración: 01h43s

    - Definition of a Caregiver - What Research Tells Us About Caregivers’ Well Being - Caregiving for an Older Adult - Caregiving for a Younger Adult - Couples, Partners, Siblings, & Friends - Challenges for Caregivers of Cancer Survivors - Family, Partner, & Friend Communication - Care Coordination Challenges & Tips - Stresses on Family, Partners, Friends, & Loved Ones - Coping with Holidays, Birthdays, & Special Occasions - Managing Family, Friends, Partners, & Traditions - Long-Distance Caregiving - Practical Tips for Managing Caregivers’ Stress - Strategies for Self-Care - The Increasing Role of Telemedicine Appointments - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Including Technology & Prepared List of Questions - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Diverse Populations Participating in Decisions about Your Care

    22/04/2024 Duración: 57min

    - How Being a Member of Diverse Communities May Impact Your Access to Oncology Care, Treatment, Management of Treatment Side Effects & Pain Management - What to Expect from Your Relationship with Your Health Care Team: Is Your Health Care Team Providing You with Equitable, Excellent Care - What to Consider When Selecting a Cancer Care Team & Treatment Facility - Languages Spoken & Diversity of the Health Care Team - What Is Cultural Humility & How Your Care Team Practices Cultural Humility - When to Seek a Second Opinion: Finding the Best Care - How to Request Copies of Treatment & Pathology Reports - Your Encounter Notes - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Your Treatment Plan - How to Self-Advocate with Health Care Staff: Languages Spoken, Disability Services & Other Barriers to Health Equity - Health Literacy: How to Become More Knowledgeable & Satisfied with Your Care - Your Important Role in Shared Decision-Making - Tips to Communicate with Your Health Care Team to Determine if They are the

  • Managing Eye and Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments

    08/04/2024 Duración: 55min

    - Overview of Common Eye & Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments - Discussion of Common Eye & Vision Changes, Including Causes & Risk Factors - Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Watery Eyes, Itching Eyes, Blepharitis, Loss of Eyelashes, Changes in Vision, Cataracts, Floaters, & Flashing Lights - The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team - Tips to Manage Low Vision & How Eye Products Can Help You Manage Eye/Vision Changes - Clinical Trials & Communicating with Your Health Care Team - Guidelines for Eye Examinations & Check-Ups - Quality-of-Life Concerns - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Understanding the Different Names for Biomarker Testing & Their Role in Selecting the Best Treatment for You

    04/03/2024 Duración: 01h01min

    - Overview of the Different Names for Biomarker Testing & Why They Can Be Helpful for Treatment - Tumor Marker Testing, Genomic Profiling, Genomic Sequencing, Molecular Profiling, Next Generation Sequencing - The Relationship Between Biomarker Testing & Precision Medicine - Types of Biomarker Tests for Cancer Treatment - Do I Need Biomarker Testing for My Cancer? - How is Biomarker Testing Done? Using Samples of Your Cancer & Your Healthy Cells - Samples are Sent to the Lab Where Pathologists Test for Certain Biomarkers - Some Results Might Lead to Genetic Testing – Inherited or Germline Mutations - Some Biomarker Testing is Done as Part of Clinical Trials for New Cancer Treatments - Other Uses of Biomarkers – Determining a Person’s Cancer Risk or Finding Cancer - Biomarkers Used to Show if a Treatment is Effective or May Show if Cancer is Returning – Examples Will Be Provided - Biomarkers Play Such an Important Role in Choosing the Best Treatment for You & in Determining Your Progress - Questions for Our Pan

  • Chemotherapy: Novel Approaches to Prevent and Manage Gastrointestinal Treatment Side Effects

    16/02/2024 Duración: 01h01min

    - Why Chemotherapy Causes Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort - Working with Your Healthcare Team to Better Understand & Cope with Potential Treatment Side Effects with a Plan to Manage or Prevent Them - Common Treatment Gastrointestinal (GI) Side Effects - You May Not Experience All of These - Loss of Appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Mouth Sores, Stomatitis, Diarrhea, Constipation, Weight Gain or Weight Loss - How Health Care Teams Approach Management & Prevention of These Common GI Side Effects - Prevention Strategies - The Role of the Oncology Nurse in Preventing Side Effects - Current Research Directions to Improve Control of GI Treatment Side Effects - Developing a Detailed Plan with Your Oncology Team to Manage & Prevent GI Chemotherapy Treatment Side Effects - The Importance of Being Prepared Before Treatment Starts - New Agents - The Importance of Clinical Trials - Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, Incl

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

    12/02/2024 Duración: 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 Duración: 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

  • Addressing the LGBTQI+ Health Disparities Gap

    19/01/2024 Duración: 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

  • Challenges Young Adults with Cancer Face: Coping Tips

    15/12/2023 Duración: 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

  • Current Perspectives on Cancer Survivorship

    28/11/2023 Duración: 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

  • Diverse Populations Participating in Decisions About Your Care With Your Health Care Team

    28/06/2023 Duración: 01h04min

    - How Being a Member of Diverse Communities May Impact Your Access to Oncology Care, Treatment, Management of Treatment Side Effects & Pain Management - What to Expect from Your Relationship with Your Health Care Team: Is Your Health Care Team Providing You with Equitable, Excellent Care? - What to Consider When Selecting a Cancer Care Team & Treatment Facility - Languages Spoken & Diversity of the Health Care Team - What is Cultural Humility & How Your Care Team Practices Cultural Humility - When to Seek a Second Opinion: Finding the Best Care - How to Request Copies of Treatment & Pathology Reports - Your Encounter Notes - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment Plan - How to Self-Advocate with Health Care Staff: Language Spoken, Disability Services & Other Barriers to Health Equity - Health Literacy: How to Become More Knowledgeable & Satisfied with Your Care - Your Important Role in Shared Decision-Making - Tips to Communicate with Your Health Care Team to Determine If They

  • Understanding Diagnostic Technologies and Biomarkers

    26/06/2023 Duración: 35min

    - Overview & Definition of Biomarkers & Diagnostic Technologies - How Biomarkers & Diagnostic Technologies Shape & Improve Treatment Decisions - Why the Molecular Portrait of Cancer is Important - The Role of the Pathologist - Benefits of Biomarkers, Precision Medicine & Diagnostic Technologies - Predicting Response to Treatment - Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team - Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth Appointments with Your Health Care Team, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes - Quality-of-Life Concerns - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Addressing the LGBTQI+ Health Disparities Gap

    16/06/2023 Duración: 01h08min

    - 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 & 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 for Our Panel of Experts

  • Clinical Trials: How They Transform the Treatment of Cancer

    07/06/2023 Duración: 57min

    - Overview of Clinical Trials & Why They Are Important, in the Context of COVID, Omicron & Seasonal Flu - Understanding Your Treatment Options, including Clinical Trials - Concerns about Participating in Clinical Trials - Types of Clinical Trials - What Happens in a Clinical Trial? - 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 Trial Participation, in the Context of COVID, Omicron & Seasonal Flu - Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, List of Questions & OpenNotes Discussion - Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Its Importance in Managing Cancer

    24/05/2023 Duración: 01h52s

    - Overview of Cancer Treatments - Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule - Its Important Role in Managing Cancer - Barriers to Taking Your Pills - Practical Tips to Overcome These Barriers, including Family, Partners & Others - Computer, Tablet & Phone Reminders including Emails, Texts & Apps - Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel & Holidays - Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Adherence - Reminders from Your Pharmacy & Pharmacist - Clinical Trials on Adherence - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Care & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Update on COVID for People Living with Cancer & Their Caregivers

    22/05/2023 Duración: 01h05min

    - How to Protect Yourself & Your Loved Ones from COVID, Omicron & Delta Variants - COVID Vaccines & Booster Vaccines - Other Vaccines - Flu, Pneumococcal & Shingles Vaccines - COVID & People Living with Cancer - Where to Find Reliable Information Regarding this Pandemic & Its Variants - How to Protect Yourself, Loved Ones & Children from COVID & Its Variants - The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments - How to Prepare for Your Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments, including Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Appointments, Quality-of-Life Concerns & Discussion of OpenNotes - Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Your Wishes & Health Care Directives - Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID, Omicron Variants & Cancer - Self-Care & Stress Management Tips - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Understanding How Health Care Disparities May Influence Your Cancer Treatment and Care: With Tips and Strategies to Find the Best Cancer Treatment and Health Care Team for You

    15/05/2023 Duración: 01h04min

    - Disproportionate Burden of COVID, Omicron & Cancer on People of Color - Social Determinants of Health, including Language Spoken & Health Literacy - Influence of the Local & Regional Environment in Which You Live - Effect of COVID & Omicron on Health Care Systems - How Race May Impact Your Access to Oncology Care, Treatment, Management of Treatment Side Effects & Pain Management - Tips to Find Your Best Care Team - Access to Cancer Treatment in the LGBTQ Community - The Role of Housing, Cost of Treatment & Care on Your Health - Food & Pharmacy Deserts - Food Insecurity: Tips to Increase Your Access to Health Promoting Nutrition - Job Commitments, Access & Transportation to Treatment - How Telehealth May Help in Advancing Your Health Equity - Tips to Cope with Health Care Disparities: Valuing Your Identity - Guidelines to Communicate with Your Health Care Team - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Current Perspectives on Cancer Survivorship

    02/05/2023 Duración: 01h01min

    - Overview of Cancer Survivorship - Managing Post Treatment Side Effects/Late Effects - Quality-of-Life Concerns - Fear of Recurrence - Finding Your New Normal - The Importance of Treatment Summaries - 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

  • Caring for Your Loved One with Cancer

    03/04/2023 Duración: 57min

    - Definition of a Caregiver - What Research Tells Us About Caregivers’ Well Being - Caregiving for an Older Adult - Caregiving for a Younger Adult - Couples, Partners, Siblings & Friends - Challenges of Caregivers for Cancer Survivors - Family, Partners & Friend Communication - Care Coordinator Challenges & Tips - Stresses on Family, Partners, Friends & Loved Ones - Coping with Holidays, Birthday & Special Occasions - Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions - Long-Distance Caregiving - Practical Tips for Managing Caregivers’ Stress - Strategies for Self-Care - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Understanding Diagnostic Technologies and Biomarkers

    23/01/2023 Duración: 58min

    - Overview & Definition of Diagnostic Technologies & Biomarkers in the Context of COVID-19 - How Diagnostic Technologies & Biomarkers Shape & Improve Treatment Decisions - Why the Molecular Portrait of Cancer is Important - The Role of the Pathologist - Benefits of Diagnostic Technologies, Biomarkers & Precision Medicine - Predicting Response to Treatment - Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team - Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth Appointments with Your Health Care Team, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Quality-of-Life Concerns & Discussion of 2021 Care’s Act - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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