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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.

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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.

    What’s New in Precision Medicine

    What’s New in Precision Medicine

    * Understanding Precision Medicine: Overview & Value of Precision Medicine
    * How Precision Medicine is Different from Targeted Treatments?
    * Precision Medicine’s Role in Informing Treatment Decisions: Predicting Response to Treatment
    * The Role of Precision Medicine in Deciding the Treatment for Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Leukemia, Colon Cancer & Breast Cancer
    * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Precision Medicine & Its Benefits
    * The Role of the Pathologist
    * OpenNotes - Asking Your Healthcare Team & Pathologist to Help You Understand OpenNotes
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * How Precision Medicine Contributes to Treatment Options & Quality of Life
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions on Precision Medicine & OpenNotes
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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    For Caregivers: Practical Tips for Coping with Your Loved One’s Lung Cancer

    For Caregivers: Practical Tips for Coping with Your Loved One’s Lung Cancer

    * Overview of Lung Cancer & Current Standard of Care, in the Context of COVID-19
    * The Role of Caregiving & the Caregiver’s Role in Decision-Making for a Loved One with Lung Cancer
    * What Research Tells Us about Caregivers
    * Challenges & Opportunities in Communicating with the Health Care Team
    * Coping with Special Occasions, Birthdays & Holidays
    * Managing Family & Friends, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Strategies for Adherence
    * Coping with Co-Morbid Health Concerns
    * Long-Distance Caregiving
    * Self-Care Tips for Coping with Stress
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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    Diverse Populations Living with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Diverse Populations Living with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    * Why Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Screening & Treatment Equity Have Never Been More Important for People Living with Lung Cancer
    * Communicating with Diverse Population Lung Cancer Patients & Their Loved Ones about Lung Cancer Treatment
    * Concerns about Safety of Clinical Trials for Diverse Populations
    * The Meaning of Informed Consent in Clinical Trials
    * The Role of Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology & Targeted Cancer Therapies
    * New Treatment Approaches
    * Outreach Approaches for Diverse Patient Populations
    * What is Precision Medicine & How Does Precision Medicine Inform Treatment Options
    * Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms & Pain
    * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
    * The Important Role of Movement
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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    Genomic Testing & Current Trends in the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Genomic Testing & Current Trends in the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    * Overview of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Definition of Genomics & Genomic Testing
    * The Difference between Genomics & Genetics
    * The Role of Genomic Testing in the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    * Specific Examples of How Genomic Testing May Inform Treatment Decisions
    * Precision Medicine
    * Current Research on Genomics
    * Liquid Biopsies
    * The Role of the Pathologist
    * Reviewing Your Pathology Report with Your Pathologist & Health Care Team
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Genomic Testing & Its Benefits for Your Treatment
    * Follow-Up Care
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth Appointments with Your Health Care Team, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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    How Health Care Disparities May Influence Your Cancer Treatment & Care

    How Health Care Disparities May Influence Your Cancer Treatment & Care

    * Disproportionate Burden of COVID-19 & Cancer on People of Color
    * Why COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Has Never Been More Important for People Living with Cancer
    * Concerns about Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines
    * Taking Your COVID-19 Vaccine on Schedule - Adherence
    * Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccine
    * What are Social Determinants of Health
    * Food & Pharmacy Deserts
    * Influence of the Local & Regional Environment in Which You Live
    * COVID-19’s Effect on Health Care Systems
    * How Race May Impact:
    * Access to Oncology Care
    * Management of Treatment Side Effects & Pain
    * How Housing, Cost of Treatment & Care Affect Your Health
    * Food Insecurity: Practical Resources to Increase Your Access to Food
    * How Telehealth May Help in Advancing Your Health Equity
    * Guidelines to Communicate with Your Health Care Team
    * Roadmap to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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    Advances in the Treatment of Lung Cancer

    Advances in the Treatment of Lung Cancer

    * Overview of Lung Cancer and Current Standard of Care, in the Context of COVID-19
    * The Role of Chemotherapy, Radiation Oncology & Targeted Cancer Therapies
    * New Treatment Approaches
    * The Role of Precision Medicine in Informing Treatment Choices
    * How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options
    * Managing Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain
    * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
    * The Important Role of Movement/Activity
    * Key Questions to Ask When Communicating with Your Health Care Team
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Quality-of-Life Concerns & Follow-Up Care
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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