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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.

    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

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Caring for Your Loved One with Cancer

    Caring for Your Loved One with Cancer

    - Definition of a Caregiver
    - What Research Tells Us About Caregivers’ Well Being
    - Caregiving for an Older Adult
    - Caregiving for a Younger Adult
    - Couples, Partners, Siblings and Friends
    - Challenges of Caregivers for Cancer Survivors
    - Family, Partner and Friend Communication
    - Care Coordination Challenges & Tips
    - Stresses on Family, Partners, Friends & Loved Ones
    - Coping with Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions
    - Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions
    - Long-Distance Caregiving
    - Practical Tips for Managing Caregivers’ Stress
    - Strategies for Self-Care
    - The Increasing Role of Telemedicine Appointments
    - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions
    - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 56 min
    Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy

    Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy

    * How the Side Effects of Immunotherapy Differ from Chemotherapy Side Effects
    * Review of Potential Side Effects with Guidelines for Follow-Up Care
    * Managing Rash & Dry Skin
    * Tips to Cope with Flu-Like Symptoms, including Fever
    * Dealing with Fatigue
    * Controlling Diarrhea
    * Reporting Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort to the Health Care Team
    * Tips to Manage Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort
    * The Role of Activity/Exercise in Managing Treatment Side Effects
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth & Telemedicine
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

    Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

    * Overview of Immunotherapy, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Harnessing the Immune System in Treating Cancer
    * Clinical Trial Updates
    * How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
    * Examples of Immunotherapy in Prevention, Treatment and Recurrence Prevention of Cancer
    * Cancer Vaccines
    * Reporting Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort to the Health Care Team
    * Follow-Up Care: What to Expect
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & List of Questions
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 59 min
    What’s New in Diagnostic Technologies for People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors

    What’s New in Diagnostic Technologies for People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors

    * Definition of Diagnostic Technologies for People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors, in the Context of COVID-19
    * How Diagnostic Technologies Work & Are Used
    * Examples of How Diagnostic Technologies Inform/Transform the Treatment of Solid Cancer Tumors
    * Predicting Hereditary Risk
    * Diagnostic Technologies, Targeted Therapies & Precision Medicine
    * Clinical Trial Updates, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Their Benefits
    * Current Application for People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 5 min
    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 & Grading
    * Current Standard of Care
    * Treatment Options for Resistant Disease
    * Emerging Treatment Approaches
    * Updates on Clinical Trials
    * How Research Contributes to Treatment Options
    * Tips to Manage Side Effects & Discomfort
    * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
    * Follow-Up Care: What to Expect
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & List of Questions
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 6 min

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