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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 Caregiving for Your Loved One with Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:06:05

* Definition of a Caregiver * Talking with Each Other about Shared Expectations * What Research Tells Us About: Caregiving for an Older Adult & Caregiving for a Younger Adult * The Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team * Care Coordination, Challenges & Tips * Stresses on Family, Partners, Friends & Loved Ones * Coping with Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions * Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions * Long-Distance Caregiving * Practical Tips for Managing Caregivers’ Stress * Key Strategies for Self-Care * 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: 1:02:47

* 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

 Current Perspectives on Cancer Survivorship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:03

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

 Updates from the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:08:28

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

 Genomics and the Future of Cancer Treatment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:06:50

* Defining Genomics * The Role of the Pathologist * Microarrays & DNA Sequencing Technologies * The Role of Genomics in Your Treatment Choices * Family Cancer Syndromes * New Research on Genomics * Liquid Biopsies * Examples of How Genomics Help Identify Treatment Options * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Genomic Testing and Its Benefits for You * Plans for Your Follow-Up Care * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Update on CAR-T Cell Therapy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:05:07

* Overview of CAR-T Cell Therapy * Understanding CARs –Chimeric Antigen Receptors * When to Consider CAR-T Cell Therapy as a Treatment Choice * Clinical Trials for CAR-T Cell Therapy * Discussion of CAR-T Cell Therapy * Managing Potential Treatment Side Effects * Specific Examples of How CAR-T Cell Therapy Contributes to Oncology Care * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about CAR-T Cell Therapy * The Benefits of CAR-T Cell Therapy * Follow-Up Care: What to Expect * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 Genomics and Genetics: What is the Difference? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:44

* Definition of Genetics & Genomics * The Importance of Genetic & Genomic Testing * The Value of Early Testing to Inform Your Treatment Choices * Their Role in Selecting Your Cancer Treatment * Understanding Types of Gene Mutations * The Difference Between Inherited & Acquired or Sporadic Gene Mutations * The Role of the Pathologist * How Genomic Testing Drives Your Cancer Treatment * Current Research in Genomics * Genomic Profiling May Identify Actionable Alterations * Examples of How Genomics Identify Your State-of-the-Art Treatment * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Genetic and Genomic Testing * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

 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

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