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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.

    For Caregivers: Coping with a Loved One’s Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM)

    For Caregivers: Coping with a Loved One’s Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM)

    * Taking on the Role of Caregiving
    * Caring for Your Loved One with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM)
    * What’s New in the Treatment of WM
    * Tips on Working with the Health Care Team to Manage Your Loved One’s Symptoms, Side Effects & Peripheral Neuropathy
    * Barriers to Adherence: Weekends, Holidays, Vacations, Special Occasions & Birthdays
    * Managing Family, Friends & Traditions
    * Long Distance Caregiving
    * Self-Care Stress Management Tips for Caregivers
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Updates from the 2019 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting

    Updates from the 2019 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting

    - Overview of Blood Cancers
    - New Research Presented at ASH
    - Disease-Specific Treatment Update from ASH on Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) and Multiple Myeloma
    - The Role of Precision Medicine & Clinical Trials
    - Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment Options
    - Quality-of-Life Concerns
    - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Care for Your Bones During & After Cancer Treatment: Tips to Improve Bone Health

    Care for Your Bones During & After Cancer Treatment: Tips to Improve Bone Health

    - Overview of Bone Health
    - Imaging & Diagnostic Tests to Measure Your Bone Density
    - Guidelines to Manage Bone Health & Bone Metastases
    - Tips for Taking Care of Your Bones
    - Prescription Medication to Improve Your Bone Health
    - Treatment Choices, including Clinical Trials
    - Tips to Reduce Bone Complications & Fractures
    - Controlling Pain & Side Effects
    - How Exercise & Physical Therapy Make a Difference
    - Dental Care During & After Treatment
    - The Role of Nutrition
    - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
    - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr
    Preventing Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting

    Preventing Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting

    * Why Some Chemotherapy Agents Cause: Nausea and/or Vomiting
    * How Health Care Teams Approach Prevention of: Nausea and/or Vomiting
    * Prevention Strategies
    * The Role of the Oncology Nurse in Preventing Side Effects
    * Current Research Directions to Improve Control of: Nausea and/or Vomiting
    * New Agents
    * The Importance of Clinical Trials
    * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Life with Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation: New Treatment Approaches

    Life with Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation: New Treatment Approaches

    * Definition of Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation
    * Understanding How GVHD Develops, including Finding GVHD Early
    * Common Signs & Symptoms of GVHD
    * Types of GVHD: Chronic & Acute
    * Current Standard of Care for Managing GVHD
    * New & Promising Treatment Approaches for GVHD
    * Clinical Trials: How Research Increases Treatment Options
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about GVHD
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr
    Medical Update on Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma (PTCL)

    Medical Update on Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma (PTCL)

    * Overview of Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
    * Types of Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
    * Current Standard of Care
    * New Treatment Approaches
    * Treatments Under Investigation
    * The Important Role of Clinical Trials
    * How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
    * Practical Tips to Manage Side Effects & Symptoms
    * Follow-Up Care
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
    * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Quality-of-Life
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 2 min

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