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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Podcasts:

 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

 What Are Generic Drugs: Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 0:58:57

* Overview and Definition of Generic Drugs * The Difference Between Generic Drugs and Brand Name Drugs * Are Generic Drugs as Effective as Brand-Name Drugs in Cancer Treatment? * Managing the Costs of Treatment with Generic Drugs * How are Generic Drugs Approved? * The Difference Between Generic Drugs and Biosimilars * The Role of Clinical Trials * The Benefits of Generic Drugs * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Generic Drugs in the Treatment of Cancer * Current and Future Perspectives * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 What Are Generic Drugs: Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 0:58:57

* Overview and Definition of Generic Drugs * The Difference Between Generic Drugs and Brand Name Drugs * Are Generic Drugs as Effective as Brand-Name Drugs in Cancer Treatment? * Managing the Costs of Treatment with Generic Drugs * How are Generic Drugs Approved? * The Difference Between Generic Drugs and Biosimilars * The Role of Clinical Trials * The Benefits of Generic Drugs * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Generic Drugs in the Treatment of Cancer * Current and Future Perspectives * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Taking Your Pills on Schedule: The Importance of Adherence in the Treatment of Cancer | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:00:10

* Overview of Cancer Treatments * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule * The Important Role of Adherence in Treating 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 * Reminders from Your Pharmacy and Pharmacist * Clinical Trials on Adherence * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 For Caregivers: Care Coordination for Your Loved One Living with Cancer and Other Health Problems | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:05:53

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 | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:05:53

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

 Taking Your Pills on Schedule: The Importance of Adherence in the Treatment of Cancer | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:00:10

* Overview of Cancer Treatments * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule * The Important Role of Adherence in Treating 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 * Reminders from Your Pharmacy and Pharmacist * Clinical Trials on Adherence * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Multiple Myeloma | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:05:34

* Overview of Transplantation, including Types of Transplantation * Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Multiple Myeloma * General Guidelines for Transplantation * Searching for a Donor * Follow-Up Care * Practical Tips to Manage Post-Treatment Concerns, including Graft vs. Host Disease * The Important Role of Clinical Trials * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Quality of Life * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Multiple Myeloma | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 0:58:33

* Overview of Transplantation, including Types of Transplantation * Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Multiple Myeloma * General Guidelines for Transplantation * Searching for a Donor * Follow-Up Care * Practical Tips to Manage Post-Treatment Concerns, including Graft vs. Host Disease * The Important Role of Clinical Trials * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Quality of Life * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Participating in Decisions about Your Care | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:03:19

Participating in Decisions about Your Care

 Participating in Decisions about Your Care | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:03:19

Participating in Decisions about Your Care

 Cancer and the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:03:20

Cancer and the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections

 Cancer and the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:03:20

Cancer and the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections

 Cancer and the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:03:20

Cancer and the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections

 Preventing Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:01:09

* 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

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