Preventing, Managing & Treating Infection in Adults Living with Cancer

Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops show

Summary: * Overview of Infection, Its Prevention, Management & Treatment in People Living with Cancer * Understanding Drug-Resistant Infection & Cancer * Causes & Risk Factors for Infections * Why People Living with Cancer May Be More Prone to Infection * Know Your Risk of Infection * What is AMR (Antimicrobial Resistance)? * Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) * Signs of Infection * Parts of the Body Most Likely to Get Infection * Watching For & Preventing Infection in People Living with Cancer * The Role of Vaccinations & Flu Shots * How Drug-Resistant Infections May be Treated at Home * Working with Your Health Care Team to Prevent Your Risk of Infection * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Follow-Up Care * Questions for Our Panel of Experts