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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 Treatment-Related Rash and Dry Skin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:21

* Overview of Treatment-Related Skin Changes * Common Skin and Nail Changes Related to Cancer Treatments * The Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Rash and Dry Skin * Practical Tips to Manage Rash, Itching and Dry Skin * Care of Nails During Cancer Treatments * Coping with Hair Changes, Hair Loss and Changed Body Image * Sun Safety Tips During and After Cancer Treatments * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Treatment-Related Skin Changes * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Worldwide Clinical Trials for Blood Cancers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:09

* Overview of Clinical Trials * Why They Are Important for Blood Cancers * Clinical Trials in the US & Internationally * How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options * Participation in Clinical Trials * The Clinical Trial Health Care Team * What Happens in a Clinical Trial * The Meaning of Informed Consent * Benefits & Risks of Participation * Where Are Clinical Trials Conducted * Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team * How to Find Blood Cancer Trials * Discussing Your Concerns with the Clinical Trial Team * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Current Perspectives on Cancer Survivorship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:28

* Overview of Cancer Survivorship * Managing Post-Treatment Late Effects * The Importance of Treatment Summaries * Follow-Up with Your Oncologist & Primary Care Doctor * The Benefits of Communicating with Your Health Care Team * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Life with Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation: New Treatment Approaches | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:03:54

* What is Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation? * Understanding How GVHD Develops, including Finding GVHD Early * Common Signs and Symptoms of GVHD * Types of GVHD: Chronic and Acute * Current Standard of Care for Managing GVHD * New and Promising Treatment Approaches for GVHD * Clinical Trials: How Research Increases Treatment Options * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about GVHD * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 What Are Biosimilars? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatments: Current and Future Perspectives | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:00

* Overview & Definition of Biosimilars * The Difference Between Biosimilars & Generic Drugs * How Biosimilars Work & Their Use * Examples of Biosimilars * Implications in Managing the Cost of Cancer Treatments * Clinical Trials: How Biosimilar Research Contributes to Treatment Options * The Benefits of Biosimilars * Current Use in the Care of People Living with Cancer * Manufacturing & Safety Issues * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Biosimilars * Current & Future Perspectives * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:42

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

 Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:14

* Overview of Immunotherapy * Harnessing the Immune System in Treating Cancer * The Emerging Role of Immunotherapy * How Immunotherapy Offers New Cancer Treatment Options * Clinical Trials Updates * How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options * Examples of Immunotherapy in Prevention, Treatment and Recurrence Prevention of Cancer * Cancer Vaccines * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Progress in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:07:35

* Overview of Multiple Myeloma * Current Standard of Care * New Treatment Approaches * The Role of Transplantation * Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options * Practical Tips for Symptom & Pain Management * Reducing Complications of Bone Disease * Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Quality of Life Concerns * Physical Activity Concerns, Tips & Guidelines * Questions for Our Panel of

 Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Why It Is So Important in Managing Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:37

* Overview of Cancer Treatments * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule * The Importance of Adherence in Managing Cancer * Barriers to Taking Your Pills * Practical Tips to Overcome These Barriers, including Family, Partners and Others * Computer, Tablet and Phone Reminders including Emails, Texts, and Apps * Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel and Holidays * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Adherence * Reminders from Your Pharmacy and Pharmacist * Clinical Trials on Adherence * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Preventing Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:05

* Why Some Chemotherapy Agents Cause Nausea and Vomiting * How Health Care Teams Approach Prevention of Nausea and Vomiting * Prevention Strategies * The Role of the Oncology Nurse in Preventing Side Effects * Current Research Directions to Improve Control of Nausea and Vomiting * New Agents * The Importance of Clinical Trials * Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Updates from the 2017 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:46

* Overview of Blood Cancers * New Research Presented at ASH * Disease-Specific Treatment Updates: Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN), Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma * The Role of Personalized Medicine and Clinical Trials * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment Options * Quality-of-Life Concerns and Goals of Care * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Update on Clinical Trials: How They Work | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:30

* Overview of Clinical Trials and Why They Are Important * What Happens in a Clinical Trial? * The Meaning of Informed Consent * Benefits and Risks of Participation * How and Where Clinical Trials Are Conducted * How Can You 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

 Life With Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation: New Treatment Approaches | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:08

* Overview of Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation * Understanding How GVHD Develops, including Finding GVHD Early * Common Signs and Symptoms of GVHD * Types of GVHD: Chronic and Acute * Current Standard of Care for Managing GVHD * New and Promising Treatment Approaches for GVHD * Clinical Trials: How Research Increases Treatment Options * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about GVHD * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Managing Eye and Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:05:23

* Overview of Common Eye & Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments * Causes & Risk Factors * Discussion of Common Eye & Vision Changes * Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Watery Eyes, Itching Eyes, Blepharitis, Loss of Eyelashes, Changes in Vision & Field of Vision, Cataracts, Floaters & Flashing Lights * The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team * Tips to Manage Low Vision * How Eye Products May Help You Manage Eye & Vision Changes * Clinical Trials * Communicating with Your Health Care Team * Guidelines for Eye Examinations & Check Ups * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Mind Body Techniques to Cope with the Stresses of Cancer | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:07:17

* Definition of Stress * Common Stressors * Recognizing the Common Symptoms of Stress * The Impact of Stress on Well-Being * Using Mind Body Techniques to Cope with Stress * Learning to Focus on Specific Stressors * Stress Management Tips * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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