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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.

    Clinical Trials: How They Transform the Treatment of Cancer

    Clinical Trials: How They Transform the Treatment of Cancer

    * Overview of Clinical Trials and Why They Are Important, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Understanding Your Treatment Options, including Clinical Trials
    * Concerns about Participating in Clinical Trials
    * Types of Clinical Trials
    * What Happens in a Clinical Trial?
    * The Meaning of Informed Consent
    * Benefits and Risks of Participation, in the Context of COVID-19
    * How and Where Clinical Trials are Conducted
    * How to Participate in Clinical Trials
    * Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Clinical Trial Participation, in the Context of COVID-19
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, List of Questions & OpenNotes Discussion
    * Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Highlights from the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

    Highlights from the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

    * Equity: Every Patient, Every Day, Everywhere
    * Lung Cancer
    * Colorectal Cancer
    * Pancreas Cancer
    * Lymphoma
    * Leukemia
    * Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
    * Melanoma
    * Wrap-Up of Part II

    • 1 hr 36 min
    What’s New in Precision Medicine

    What’s New in Precision Medicine

    * Understanding Precision Medicine: Overview & Value of Precision Medicine
    * How Precision Medicine is Different from Targeted Treatments?
    * Precision Medicine’s Role in Informing Treatment Decisions: Predicting Response to Treatment
    * The Role of Precision Medicine in Deciding the Treatment for Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Leukemia, Colon Cancer & Breast Cancer
    * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Precision Medicine & Its Benefits
    * The Role of the Pathologist
    * OpenNotes - Asking Your Healthcare Team & Pathologist to Help You Understand OpenNotes
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * How Precision Medicine Contributes to Treatment Options & Quality of Life
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions on Precision Medicine & OpenNotes
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Blood Cancers

    Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Blood Cancers

    * Overview & Types of Transplantation, in the Context of COVID-19
    * Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Multiple Myeloma
    * Leukemia
    * Lymphoma
    * Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
    * MDS
    * Guidelines for Transplantation
    * Searching for a Donor
    * Follow-Up Care
    * Practical Tips to Manage Post Treatment Concerns
    * Graft vs. Host Disease
    * Clinical Trial Updates
    * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
    * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & OpenNotes
    * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr
    Update on Marginal Zone Lymphoma (MZL)

    Update on Marginal Zone Lymphoma (MZL)

    - Overview of Marginal Zone Lymphoma (MZL), including Staging and Location, in the Context of COVID-19
    - Subtypes of Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    - Review of Treatment Options
    - Treatment for Relapsed/Refractory Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    - Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms & Discomfort
    - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
    - The Important Role of Clinical Trials, in the Context of COVID-19
    - How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
    - The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
    - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions
    - Quality-of-Life Concerns & Follow-Up Care
    - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

    • 1 hr 7 min
    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

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