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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.

    Colorectal Cancer Treatment: Progress & Advances

    Colorectal Cancer Treatment: Progress & Advances

    * Overview of Colorectal Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Current Standard of Care
    * New Treatment Approaches
    * Predicting Response to Treatment
    * Staging & Biomarker Testing
    * Role of Precision Medicine, including Heritable & Non-Heritable Genetic & Genomic Testing
    * The Role of Targeted Cancer Therapies
    * Clinical Trial Updates
    * How Research Contributes to Treatment Options
    * Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms & Pain
    * Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns & Follow-Up Appointments
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 57 min
    For Caregivers: Informative Tips to Cope with Your Loved One’s Bladder Cancer

    For Caregivers: Informative Tips to Cope with Your Loved One’s Bladder Cancer

    * Overview of Bladder Cancer, including Updates on New Treatment Approaches & Clinical Trials
    * The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment, including Adherence & Follow-Up Care
    * What Research Tells Us about Caregivers
    * The Stresses, Challenges and Rewards of Caregiving
    * Managing Family, Friends, Partners and Traditions, with Social Distancing
    * Coping with Holidays, Birthdays, Anniversaries & Special Occasions, in the Context of COVID-19, Social Distancing & Wearing Masks
    * Long Distance Caregivers
    * The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments
    * Self-Care & Stress Management Tips to Promote Caregiver Resilience
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer: For Caregivers, Coping with Your Loved One’s Cancer

    Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer: For Caregivers, Coping with Your Loved One’s Cancer

    * Overview of Metastatic TNBC, in the Context of COVID-19
    * The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team
    * Your Important Role in Decision Making
    * Taking on the Role of Caregiving
    * What Research Tells Us about Caregivers
    * Caregiving for Your Loved One with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer
    * Guidelines for Social Distancing while Caregiving
    * Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Discussion of OpenNotes & Follow-Up Appointments
    * Coping with Each Day, On Special Occasions and Birthdays
    * Managing Family and Friends, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Long Distance Caregiving
    * Self-Care Tips to Manage the Stress of Caregiving
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: For Caregivers – Practical Tips for Coping

    Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: For Caregivers – Practical Tips for Coping

    * The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team
    * Taking on the Role of the Caregiver
    * What Research Tells Us about Caregivers
    * The Caregiver’s Role in Decision Making for a Loved One with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    * Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team
    * Challenges & Rewards of Caregiving
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Coping with Each Day, On Special Occasions & Birthdays
    * Managing Family & Friends, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Long-Distance Caregiving
    * Self-Care Tips for Managing Stress of Caregiving
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Bladder Cancer: Treatment Updates

    Bladder Cancer: Treatment Updates

    * Overview of Bladder Cancer, including Staging & Grading
    * Current Standard of Care
    * New Treatment Approaches
    * Clinical Trial Updates
    * The Role of Diagnostic Technologies & Precision Medicine
    * Targeted Treatments
    * Predicting Response to Treatment
    * The Emerging Role of Immunotherapy
    * Communicating With Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Genomic Testing & Current Treatment Trends

    Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Genomic Testing & Current Treatment Trends

    * Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Overview, 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, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Specific Examples of How Genomic Testing May Inform Treatment Decisions
    * Precision Medicine & Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    * Current Research in Genomics & Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    * 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 Choices
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions
    * Follow-Up Care & OpenNotes Discussions
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 9 min

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