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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 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

 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

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