Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops show

Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops

Summary: 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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 Cancer Treatments and the Risk of Blood Clots: What You Need to Know | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:59:05

* Overview of Blood Clots (Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVTs) * Understanding the Causes and Risk Factors * Knowing the Signs and Symptoms * Practical Guidelines to Manage DVTs * The Role of Clinical Trials * Communicating with Your Health Care Team * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Highlights from the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:28:18

* Clinical Trials (Keith D. Eaton, MD, PhD) * Breast Cancer (Lidia Schapira, MD) * Ovarian Cancer (Carolyn D. Runowicz, MD) * Prostate Cancer (Susan Slovin, MD, PhD) * Kidney/Renal Cell Cancer (David F. McDermott, MD) * Brain Cancer (Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD) * Sarcoma (George D. Demetri, MD)

 Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:20

Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers

 Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:20

Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers

 Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:20

Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers

 Caring for Your Bones When You Have Multiple Myeloma | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:54

* Overview of Multiple Myeloma * Its Effect on Your Bones * Treatment Options for Multiple Myeloma * Reducing Complications of Bone Disease * Managing Bone Pain and Discomfort * Dental Care During Treatment * Clinical Trials * Communicating with Your Health Care Team * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Progress in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:59:04

* Overview of Multiple Myeloma * Current Standard of Care * New Treatment Approaches * How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options * Practical Tips for Symptom and Pain Management * Communicating with Your Health Care Team * Physical Activity Concerns and Tips * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Understanding the Role of Personalized Medicine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:36

* What is Personalized Medicine? * The Role of Diagnostic Technologies in Understanding Cancer * How These Technologies Contribute to Treatment Decisions and Choices * Novel Targeted Treatments * The Benefits of Personalized Medicine * The Important Role of Clinical Trials * Communicating with Your Health Care Team * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Understanding the Importance of Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:53

* Overview of Clinical Trials and Why They are Important * How and Where Clinical Trials are Conducted * What Happens in a Clinical Trial * The Meaning of Informed Consent * Benefits and Risks of Participation * Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Clinical Trials * Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:26:03

Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning

 Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:26:03

Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning

 Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:26:03

Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning

 Planning Your Comfort and Care at End of Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:21

* Overview of Health Care Decisions and Planning at End-of-Life * Know Your Rights: Making Your Choices Known * What Are Advance Directives? * Health Care Proxy and Living Will * Talking with Your Health Care Team and Loved Ones about Your Wishes * Understanding Palliative Care * Care Settings: Home, Hospital and Hospice * Resources for End-of-Life Care * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Planning Your Comfort and Care at End of Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:21

* Overview of Health Care Decisions and Planning at End-of-Life * Know Your Rights: Making Your Choices Known * What Are Advance Directives? * Health Care Proxy and Living Will * Talking with Your Health Care Team and Loved Ones about Your Wishes * Understanding Palliative Care * Care Settings: Home, Hospital and Hospice * Resources for End-of-Life Care * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Planning Your Comfort and Care at End of Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:21

* Overview of Health Care Decisions and Planning at End-of-Life * Know Your Rights: Making Your Choices Known * What Are Advance Directives? * Health Care Proxy and Living Will * Talking with Your Health Care Team and Loved Ones about Your Wishes * Understanding Palliative Care * Care Settings: Home, Hospital and Hospice * Resources for End-of-Life Care * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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