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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.

    Update on Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)

    Update on Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)

    * Overview of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Staging and Grading
    * Current Standard of Care
    * Treatment Options for Resistant Disease
    * Emerging Treatment Approaches
    * The Role of Clinical Trials
    * How Research Contributes to Treatment Choices
    * Tips to Manage Side Effects
    * The Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments in Reducing Your Exposure to COVID-19
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
    * Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 4 min
    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

    * Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team, in the Context of COVID-19
    * What Research Tells Us about Caregivers
    * Caregiving for the Person with Lung Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment
    * The Role of Caregivers in Adherence
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Coping with Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Coping with the Stress of Caregiving
    * Self-Care Tips
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 18 min
    What We Now Know about COVID-19: Revised Guidelines for People Living with Cancer

    What We Now Know about COVID-19: Revised Guidelines for People Living with Cancer

    - What We Know and Don’t Know about COVID-19
    - Effects 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 Increasing “Self-Quarantine Fatigue”
    - Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Your Wishes & Health Care Directives
    - How Might a Vaccine Work
    - Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID-19 & Cancer
    - Helping Children During this Pandemic
    - Self-Care & Stress Management Suggestions
    - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 31 min
    For Caregivers: Coping with the Stresses of Caregiving When Your Loved One Has Multiple Myeloma

    For Caregivers: Coping with the Stresses of Caregiving When Your Loved One Has Multiple Myeloma

    * Overview of the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Caregiving & Social Distancing, including Wearing Masks, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Deciding to Become a Caregiver: Your Important Role in Decision Making
    * Caring for Your Loved One with Multiple Myeloma, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team
    * Your Role in Adherence: Weekends, Holidays and Vacations
    * Coping with Each Day, On Special Occasions, Anniversaries & Birthdays
    * Managing Family, Friends & Traditions, in the Context of Social Distancing
    * Long Distance Caregiving
    * The Benefits of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Them re: Technology & Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * Self-Care Tips for Managing Lifestyle, Nutrition, Hydration & Stress
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Progress in the Treatment of Lung Cancer

    Progress in the Treatment of Lung Cancer

    * Overview of Lung Cancer & 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 Options
    * How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options
    * Managing Side Effects, Symptoms & Pain
    * The Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments in Reducing Your Exposure to COVID-19
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
    * Nutritional Concerns and Tips
    * The Important Role of Movement
    * Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Cancer and Flu Shots

    Cancer and Flu Shots

    * Overview of Flu Vaccines, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Why Flu Vaccine Equity Has Never Been More Important for People Living with Cancer
    * Taking Your Flu Vaccine on Schedule: Adherence
    * Communicating with Diverse Patient Populations about the Important Role of Flu Vaccines
    * Concerns about Safety of Flu Shots
    * Benefits of Flu Shots
    * The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments
    * Suggestions to Prepare for These Appointments to Increase Their Benefit for You
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Flu Shots
    * Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

    • 59 min

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