Caring for Your Loved One with Cancer
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
2d ago
- Definition of a Caregiver - What Research Tells Us About Caregivers’ Well Being - Caregiving for an Older Adult - Caregiving for a Younger Adult - Couples, Partners, Siblings, & Friends - Challenges for Caregivers of Cancer Survivors - Family, Partner, & Friend Communication - 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 - Strategies for Self-Ca ..read more
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Diverse Populations Participating in Decisions about Your Care
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
1M ago
- How Being a Member of Diverse Communities May Impact Your Access to Oncology Care, Treatment, Management of Treatment Side Effects & Pain Management - What to Expect from Your Relationship with Your Health Care Team: Is Your Health Care Team Providing You with Equitable, Excellent Care - What to Consider When Selecting a Cancer Care Team & Treatment Facility - Languages Spoken & Diversity of the Health Care Team - What Is Cultural Humility & How Your Care Team Practices Cultural Humility - When to Seek a Second Opinion: Finding the Best Care - How to Request Copies of Treatme ..read more
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Managing Eye and Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
2M ago
- Overview of Common Eye & Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments - Discussion of Common Eye & Vision Changes, Including Causes & Risk Factors - Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Watery Eyes, Itching Eyes, Blepharitis, Loss of Eyelashes, Changes in Vision, Cataracts, Floaters, & Flashing Lights - The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team - Tips to Manage Low Vision & How Eye Products Can 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 ..read more
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Understanding the Different Names for Biomarker Testing & Their Role in Selecting the Best Treatment for You
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
3M ago
- Overview of the Different Names for Biomarker Testing & Why They Can Be Helpful for Treatment - Tumor Marker Testing, Genomic Profiling, Genomic Sequencing, Molecular Profiling, Next Generation Sequencing - The Relationship Between Biomarker Testing & Precision Medicine - Types of Biomarker Tests for Cancer Treatment - Do I Need Biomarker Testing for My Cancer? - How is Biomarker Testing Done? Using Samples of Your Cancer & Your Healthy Cells - Samples are Sent to the Lab Where Pathologists Test for Certain Biomarkers - Some Results Might Lead to Genetic Testing – Inherited or Ge ..read more
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Chemotherapy: Novel Approaches to Prevent and Manage Gastrointestinal Treatment Side Effects
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
3M ago
- Why Chemotherapy Causes Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort - Working with Your Healthcare Team to Better Understand & Cope with Potential Treatment Side Effects with a Plan to Manage or Prevent Them - Common Treatment Gastrointestinal (GI) Side Effects - You May Not Experience All of These - Loss of Appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Mouth Sores, Stomatitis, Diarrhea, Constipation, Weight Gain or Weight Loss - How Health Care Teams Approach Management & Prevention of These Common GI Side Effects - Prevention Strategies - The Role of the Oncology Nurse in Preventing Side Effects - Curre ..read more
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Understanding the Important Role that Biomarker Testing Plays in Informing the Treatment of Cancer
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
3M ago
- Overview and Definition of Biomarkers - What Are Some Examples of Biomarker Testing - How Biomarker Testing Provides Useful Information for Cancer Treatment - Why the Molecular Portrait of Cancer Is So Important - The Role of the Pathologist - Benefits of Biomarker Testing & Precision Medicine - Predicting Response to Treatment - Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options - Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments with Your Health Care Team, Including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & D ..read more
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Treatment-Related Rash and Dry Skin
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
3M ago
* 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 ..read more
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Mind Body Techniques to Cope with the Stresses of Cancer
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
3M ago
* 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 ..read more
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Young Adult Survivorship: Fertility, Sexuality and Intimacy
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
4M ago
- Unique Needs of Young Adult Cancer Survivors - Identity, Relationships & Intimacy - Dating - Couples/Partners Dealing with Survivorship - Communicating about Sex - Sexuality & Intimacy - Sex Drive: Ability & Desire - Tips to Deal with Vaginal Dryness, Premature Menopause, Erectile Dysfunction, Premature Ejaculation & Sperm Banking - Low Desire: How to Get My Groove Back - Body Image: Feeling Improved Sexual Self-Esteem - Fertility Choices & Coping with Infertility - Medical Options for Assisted Pregnancy - Health Maintenance Needs for Young Adult Cancer Survivors - Long-T ..read more
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Addressing the LGBTQI+ Health Disparities Gap
Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops
by CancerCare
4M ago
- Overview of Cancer & the LGBTQI+ Community, Including HIV & HPV - The LGBTQI+ Community’s Disproportionate Cancer Burden - Addressing the LGBTQI+ Health Disparities Gap, Including Mistrust of Health Care Providers - Barriers to Health Care Access, Including Discrimination - Health Care, Cancer Screening, Palliative and Supportive Care, Affordable Housing - Gay Men & Lesbian Cancer Issues - Transgender/Gender-Nonconforming People’s Cancer Concerns - Challenges for LGBTQI+ Caregivers - Social Security Disability Benefits for LGBTQI+ People Living with Cancer - Military Service and ..read more
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