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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.

Glioblastoma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops CancerCare

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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.

    Veterans Living with Cancer

    Veterans Living with Cancer

    * Updates for Veterans Living with Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Post-Traumatic Stress, Pain Management & Survivorship
    * Adherence to Treatment Plans
    * Taking Your Treatment on Schedule
    * Coordinating Doctor Visits, Transportation & Daily Schedules
    * Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
    * Suggestions to Overcome Barriers in Coordinating Care in Different Health Care Settings
    * Stresses on Caregivers in Coordinating Care
    * Long Distance Caregivers
    * Self-Care Tips for Veterans Living with Cancer and Their Loved Ones
    * Helpful Hints in Communicating with Your Health Care Team and Health Care Providers with Guidelines to Prepare for Telemedicine/Telehealth Visits with Your Health Care Team
    * Finding and Using Practical Resources, including Veteran Specific Resources
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Treatment Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule – Why It Is So Important

    Treatment Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule – Why It Is So Important

    * Overview of Cancer Treatments, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Treatment on Schedule
    * Its Important Role in Managing Cancer
    * Barriers to Taking Your Treatment
    * Practical Tips to Overcome These Barriers, including Travel, Cost, Family, Partners & Others
    * Computer, Tablet & Phone Reminders, including Emails, Texts & Apps
    * Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Arranging for Appointments, Refilling Prescriptions
    * Weekends, Travel & Holidays
    * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Assistance with Adherence
    * Reminders from Your Medical Team, Pharmacy & Pharmacist
    * Clinical Trial Adherence
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Understanding Diagnostic Technologies and Biomarkers

    Understanding Diagnostic Technologies and Biomarkers

    * Overview and 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
    * Quality-of-Life Concerns & The Role of Social Distancing in Decreasing Your Exposure to COVID-19
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 1 min
    What are Biosimilars? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment: Current and Future Perspectives

    What are Biosimilars? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment: Current and Future Perspectives

    * What are Biosimilars? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment: Current and Future Perspectives, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Overview and Definition of Biosimilars
    * The Difference Between Biosimilars and Generic Drugs
    * How Biosimilars Work and Their Use
    * Examples of Biosimilars
    * Implications in Managing the Cost of Cancer Treatment
    * Finding Sources of Financial Assistance
    * Clinical Trials: How Biosimilars’ Research Contributes to Treatment Options
    * The Benefits of Biosimilars
    * Current Use in the Care of People Living with Cancer
    * Manufacturing and Safety Issues
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Biosimilars
    * Current and Future Perspectives
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Current Perspectives in Cancer Survivorship

    Current Perspectives in Cancer Survivorship

    * Overview of Cancer Survivorship, in the Context of COVID-19
    * 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 and Primary Care Doctor
    * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Survivorship Questions & Concerns
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Emerging Guidelines for People Living & Coping with Cancer

    The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Emerging Guidelines for People Living & Coping with Cancer

    * Effect of COVID-19 on People Living with Cancer
    * Where to Find Reliable Information Regarding this Pandemic & Its Treatment
    * How to Currently Protect Yourself & Loved Ones from COVID-19
    * Social Distancing, Masks & Gloves
    * Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments to Reduce Your Exposure to COVID-19
    * How to Prepare for Your Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments
    * Coping with “Self-Quarantine Fatigue”
    * Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Your Wishes & Health Care Directives
    * How Might a Vaccine Work: Progress & Outlook
    * Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID-19 & Cancer
    * Helping Children During this Pandemic
    * Self-Care & Stress Management Suggestions
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 39 min

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

2 Ratings

the umms are taking over ,

Umm’s and ahhhh’s

I wanted to find out some more information about glioblastoma but I found this episode was too full of “ummm’s”. It made it almost unlistenable. The people on the panel seemed knowledgeable enough but it really took away from the point.

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