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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 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

 Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:56:02

Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship

 Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:56:02

Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship

 Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:56:02

Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship

 The Importance of Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Understanding Adherence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:25:46

The Importance of Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Understanding Adherence

 The Importance of Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Understanding Adherence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:25:46

The Importance of Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Understanding Adherence

 The Importance of Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Understanding Adherence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:25:46

The Importance of Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Understanding Adherence

 Update from the 2011 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:55:28

* Overview of Blood Cancers * New Research Presented at ASH * Disease-Specific Treatment Updates * Leukemia * Multiple Myeloma * Lymphoma * The Role of Clinical Trials * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment Options * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Managing the Costs of Living with Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:59:53

* The Costs of Living with Cancer * Managing Medical and Indirect Costs * Talking with Your Health Care Team About Your Financial Concerns * Understanding Your Health Coverage * Tips on Appealing Medical Insurance Claims and Provider Denials * Accessing Financial and Co-Pay Assistance Programs * Emotional and Social Impact of the Costs of Treatment and Follow-Up Care * Finding Resources for Financial Help * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Taking Your Pills on Schedule—Adherence: Sharing Responsibility for Your Care | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:37

* Overview of Cancer Treatments * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule * Its Important Role in the Management of Cancer * Sharing Responsibility for Your Care * Clinical Trials * Barriers to Taking Your Pills * Practical Tips to Overcome These Barriers * Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel and Holidays * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Adherence, including Your Pharmacist * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Nutrition, Physical Activity and You: A Guide for People Living With Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:59

* Overview of Cancer Related Weight Changes * Causes of Weight Loss or Weight Gain * Talking to Your Health Care Team about Strategies for Managing Your Weight * Nutritional Concerns and Tips * Benefits of Physical Activity * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Nutrition, Physical Activity and You: A Guide for People Living With Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:59

* Overview of Cancer Related Weight Changes * Causes of Weight Loss or Weight Gain * Talking to Your Health Care Team about Strategies for Managing Your Weight * Nutritional Concerns and Tips * Benefits of Physical Activity * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Nutrition, Physical Activity and You: A Guide for People Living With Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:58:59

* Overview of Cancer Related Weight Changes * Causes of Weight Loss or Weight Gain * Talking to Your Health Care Team about Strategies for Managing Your Weight * Nutritional Concerns and Tips * Benefits of Physical Activity * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Caring for Your Bones When You Have Multiple Myeloma | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:56:21

* 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

 Understanding the Important Role of Adherence in the Medical Management of Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:08

* Managing Cancer in the Oncology Setting * Our Evolving Understanding of Adherence * Its Key Role in Managing Cancer and Treatment Side Effects * Research on Adherence and Clinical Trials * Psychosocial Barriers to Adherence * Clinical Interventions to Overcome These Barriers * Teaching Patients and Caregivers to Plan Ahead for Prescription Refills, Travel, Weekends, Holidays and Special Occasions * Recommended Methods to Talk to Patients and Caregivers about Adherence

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