Breast Cancer Cancercare Connect Education Workshops

Sinopsis

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.

Episodios

  • Veterans Living with Cancer

    Veterans Living with Cancer

    26/06/2020 Duración: 01h09min

    * Updates for Veterans Living with Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19 * Post-Traumatic Stress, Pain Management & Survivorship * Adherence to Treatment Plans * Taking Your Treatment on Schedule * Coordinating Doctor Visits, Transportation & Daily Schedules * Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips * Suggestions to Overcome Barriers in Coordinating Care in Different Health Care Settings * Stresses on Caregivers in Coordinating Care * Long Distance Caregivers * Self-Care Tips for Veterans Living with Cancer and Their Loved Ones * Helpful Hints in Communicating with Your Health Care Team and Health Care Providers with Guidelines to Prepare for Telemedicine/Telehealth Visits with Your Health Care Team * Finding and Using Practical Resources, including Veteran Specific Resources * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Treatment Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule – Why It Is So Important

    Treatment Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule – Why It Is So Important

    24/06/2020 Duración: 01h07min

    * Overview of Cancer Treatments, in the Context of COVID-19 * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Treatment on Schedule * Its Important Role in Managing Cancer * Barriers to Taking Your Treatment * Practical Tips to Overcome These Barriers, including Travel, Cost, Family, Partners & Others * Computer, Tablet & Phone Reminders, including Emails, Texts & Apps * Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Arranging for Appointments, Refilling Prescriptions * Weekends, Travel & Holidays * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Assistance with Adherence * Reminders from Your Medical Team, Pharmacy & Pharmacist * Clinical Trial Adherence * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Understanding Diagnostic Technologies and Biomarkers

    Understanding Diagnostic Technologies and Biomarkers

    22/06/2020 Duración: 01h01min

    * Overview and Definition of Diagnostic Technologies & Biomarkers, in the Context of COVID-19 * How Diagnostic Technologies & Biomarkers Shape & Improve Treatment Decisions * Why the Molecular Portrait of Cancer is Important * The Role of the Pathologist * Benefits of Diagnostic Technologies, Biomarkers & Precision Medicine * Predicting Response to Treatment * Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team * Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth Appointments with Your Health Care Team * Quality-of-Life Concerns & The Role of Social Distancing in Decreasing Your Exposure to COVID-19 * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • What are Biosimilars? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment: Current and Future Perspectives

    What are Biosimilars? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment: Current and Future Perspectives

    18/06/2020 Duración: 01h01min

    * What are Biosimilars? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment: Current and Future Perspectives, in the Context of COVID-19 * Overview and Definition of Biosimilars * The Difference Between Biosimilars and Generic Drugs * How Biosimilars Work and Their Use * Examples of Biosimilars * Implications in Managing the Cost of Cancer Treatment * Finding Sources of Financial Assistance * Clinical Trials: How Biosimilars’ Research Contributes to Treatment Options * The Benefits of Biosimilars * Current Use in the Care of People Living with Cancer * Manufacturing and Safety Issues * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Biosimilars * Current and Future Perspectives * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • The Benefits of Clinical Trials for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    The Benefits of Clinical Trials for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    17/06/2020 Duración: 01h10min

    * The Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19 * Why Clinical Trials Are Important as a Treatment Option for Triple Negative Breast Cancer * What Happens in a Clinical Trial * New Research in the Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) * Investigational New Drugs in Clinical Trials * The Meaning of Informed Consent * Benefits & Risks of Participation * How & Where Clinical Trials are Conducted * How to Participate in Clinical Trials * Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Clinical Trials * Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Current Perspectives in Cancer Survivorship

    Current Perspectives in Cancer Survivorship

    16/06/2020 Duración: 01h07min

    * Overview of Cancer Survivorship, in the Context of COVID-19 * Managing Post Treatment Side Effects/Late Effects * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Fear of Recurrence * Finding Your New Normal * The Importance of Treatment Summaries * Follow-Up with Your Oncologist and Primary Care Doctor * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Survivorship Questions & Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Emerging Guidelines for People Living amp Coping with Cancer

    The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Emerging Guidelines for People Living & Coping with Cancer

    15/06/2020 Duración: 01h39min

    * Effect 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 “Self-Quarantine Fatigue” * Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Your Wishes & Health Care Directives * How Might a Vaccine Work: Progress & Outlook * Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID-19 & Cancer * Helping Children During this Pandemic * Self-Care & Stress Management Suggestions * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy

    Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy

    06/05/2020 Duración: 01h03min

    * How the Side Effects of Immunotherapy Differ from Chemotherapy Side Effects * Review of Potential Side Effects * How to Manage Them * Guidelines for Follow-Up Care * Managing Rash & Dry Skin * Tips to Cope with Flu-Like Symptoms, including Fever * Dealing with Fatigue * Controlling Diarrhea * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Fear of Recurrence

    Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Fear of Recurrence

    04/05/2020 Duración: 01h06min

    * The Context of COVID-19 & TNBC: Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Fear of Recurrence * Concerns that Cancer May Come Back * Fear of Recurrence & Triple Negative Breast Cancer * Events that May Trigger Fear of Recurrence * Confronting Continuing Uncertainty * Promoting Effective Health Care Communication * Making Informed Treatment Choices * Organizing Your Follow-Up Care * Tips for Coping with Fear of Recurrence * Balancing Reality with Stress Management Tips * Using Mind Body Techniques to Cope with Fear of Recurrence * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

    Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

    29/04/2020 Duración: 56min

    * Overview of Immunotherapy * Harnessing the Immune System in Treating Cancer * Clinical Trial Updates * How Research Contributes to Your Treating Options * Examples of Immunotherapy in Prevention, Treatment & Recurrence Prevention of Cancer * Cancer Vaccines * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer and African American Women

    Triple Negative Breast Cancer and African American Women

    29/04/2020 Duración: 01h25min

    * Overview of Triple Negative Breast Cancer * Triple Negative Breast Cancer & African American Women * The Role of Surgery * Precision Medicine * Current Standard of Care * New Treatment Approaches * Clinical Trial Updates * How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options * Tips to Manage Side Effects, Neuropathy, Discomfort & Pain * Follow-Up Care Plan * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • For Caregivers: Care Coordination for Your Loved One Living with Cancer and Other Health Problems

    For Caregivers: Care Coordination for Your Loved One Living with Cancer and Other Health Problems

    22/04/2020 Duración: 01h16min

    * Role of Caregivers in Care Coordination for People Living with Cancer & Other Health Problems * Tips for Communicating with the Health Care Team about Care Coordination * What Research Tells Us about Caregivers, including Long Distance Caregivers * Coordinating Your Loved One’s Care & Follow-Up Appointments * Discussion of Adherence – Taking Your Pills on Schedule * Planning Ahead with Your Pharmacist – Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions & Planning for Visitors, Weekends, Special Occasions, Travel & Holidays * Accessing Resources for the Cost of Care, including Homecare * Finding the Practical Help You Need: Co-Pay Foundations and Federal, State & Local Programs * Legal Advocacy Tips for Caregivers * Learning How to Appeal Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid & Provider Denials * Other Resources: VA Benefits & FMLA * Tips on Choosing Community & Medical Resources to Improve Your Quality-of-Life * Time Saving Self-Care & Advocacy Tips for Caregivers * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updated Guidelines for People Coping with Cancer

    The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updated Guidelines for People Coping with Cancer

    20/04/2020 Duración: 01h03min

    * New & Emerging Information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) * Protecting Yourself & Loved Ones from COVID-19, including Risk Factors * Working with the Health Care Team to Minimize Your & Your Loved Ones Exposure to COVID-19 * If Diagnosed with COVID-19, Discussing Treatment Options & Supportive Care * Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Goals of Care & Health Care Directives * Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID-19 * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Caregiving for Your Loved One with Cancer

    Caregiving for Your Loved One with Cancer

    14/04/2020 Duración: 01h07min

    - 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 - 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 - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Participating in Decisions about Your Care

    Participating in Decisions about Your Care

    08/04/2020 Duración: 58min

    * Coping with the Practical, Social & Emotional Challenges of Cancer * How a Cancer Diagnosis Affects Family, Partners & Loved Ones * Selecting a Cancer Care Team & Treatment Facility * What to Do When Presented with Multiple Treatment Options * When & How to Seek a Second Opinion * Your Relationship with Your Health Care Team * How to Get Copies of Your Medical Reports * How to Anticipate, Prevent & Manage Side Effects of Treatment * Understanding Your Treatment Choices and Follow-Up Care Plan * Your Survivorship Care Plan * Tips on Advocating with Your Health Care Team * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidelines for People Coping with Cancer

    The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidelines for People Coping with Cancer

    30/03/2020 Duración: 01h06min

    - Overview & Definition of Coronavirus (COVID-19) - What are the Symptoms of COVID-19 - Review of Risk & Guidelines to Protect Yourself and Loved Ones from the Coronavirus - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment - Follow-Up Care & Quality-of-Life Concerns - Self-Care Coping Tips to Manage Stresses of Coronavirus - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Cancer and The Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections

    Cancer and The Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections

    25/03/2020 Duración: 01h02min

    * Understanding the Meaning of Work * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Work * Managing Your Cancer Treatments While Working * Understanding Your Legal Protections in the Workplace * ADA, FMLA & Intermittent FMLA, EEOC, & State & Local Laws * Disclosure & Communication with Human Resources, Supervisor & Co-Workers * Solutions to Address Workplace Challenges * Tips for Creating a Plan to Continue Working * COBRA * Disability – Short Term, Long Term, Social Security Disability (SSD) & SSI * The Importance of Self-Advocacy * Solutions to Address Workplace Challenges * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • New Perspectives in Clinical Trial Research

    New Perspectives in Clinical Trial Research

    20/03/2020 Duración: 01h06min

    - Overview of Clinical Trials & Why They Are Important - What Happens in a Clinical Trial? - The Meaning of Informed Consent - Benefits & Risks of Participation - New Perspectives in Clinical Trial Research - How & Where Clinical Trials are Conducted - How You May Participate in Clinical Trials - Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Clinical Trials - Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Understanding the Costs of Care and Your Health Care Coverage

    Understanding the Costs of Care and Your Health Care Coverage

    18/03/2020 Duración: 01h04min

    * Overview of the Medical & Indirect Costs of Treatment * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Financial Concerns * The Benefits & Limitations of Your Health Plans, Insurance, Medicare & Medicaid * Living Wills, Health Care Proxies & Advance Health Care Directives * Support for the Underinsured & Uninsured, including Medicaid & State & Federal Programs * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Trends in Oncology and Treatment Planning: What You Need to Know

    Trends in Oncology and Treatment Planning: What You Need to Know

    04/03/2020 Duración: 01h40s

    * Understanding Your Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment Options * Clinical Trial Opportunities * Factors that May Affect Treatment Planning * How Your Health Care Team May Help You Address These Factors * Participating in Decisions about Your Treatment Plans, Side Effect Prevention & Management * The Role of Self-Advocacy in Your Oncology Care * Shared Decision Making Across Cultures * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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