Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma Cancercare Connect Education Workshops

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Synopsis

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.

Episodes

  • What’s New in Precision Medicine

    30/06/2021 Duration: 01h16min

    * Understanding Precision Medicine: Overview & Value of Precision Medicine * How Precision Medicine is Different from Targeted Treatments? * Precision Medicine’s Role in Informing Treatment Decisions: Predicting Response to Treatment * The Role of Precision Medicine in Deciding the Treatment for Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Leukemia, Colon Cancer & Breast Cancer * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Precision Medicine & Its Benefits * The Role of the Pathologist * OpenNotes - Asking Your Healthcare Team & Pathologist to Help You Understand OpenNotes * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * How Precision Medicine Contributes to Treatment Options & Quality of Life * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions on Precision Medicine & OpenNotes * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Blood Cancers

    24/06/2021 Duration: 01h44s

    * Overview & Types of Transplantation, in the Context of COVID-19 * Transplantation as a Treatment Option for Multiple Myeloma * Leukemia * Lymphoma * Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) * MDS * Guidelines for Transplantation * Searching for a Donor * Follow-Up Care * Practical Tips to Manage Post Treatment Concerns * Graft vs. Host Disease * Clinical Trial Updates * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & OpenNotes * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • How Health Care Disparities May Influence Your Cancer Treatment & Care

    21/06/2021 Duration: 01h08min

    * Disproportionate Burden of COVID-19 & Cancer on People of Color * Why COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Has Never Been More Important for People Living with Cancer * Concerns about Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines * Taking Your COVID-19 Vaccine on Schedule - Adherence * Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccine * What are Social Determinants of Health * Food & Pharmacy Deserts * Influence of the Local & Regional Environment in Which You Live * COVID-19’s Effect on Health Care Systems * How Race May Impact: * Access to Oncology Care * Management of Treatment Side Effects & Pain * How Housing, Cost of Treatment & Care Affect Your Health * Food Insecurity: Practical Resources to Increase Your Access to Food * How Telehealth May Help in Advancing Your Health Equity * Guidelines to Communicate with Your Health Care Team * Roadmap to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Caring for Your Loved One with Cancer

    08/06/2021 Duration: 56min

    - 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 and Friends - Challenges of Caregivers for Cancer Survivors - Family, Partner and 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-Care - The Increasing Role of Telemedicine Appointments - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy

    26/05/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    * How the Side Effects of Immunotherapy Differ from Chemotherapy Side Effects * Review of Potential Side Effects with Guidelines for Follow-Up Care * Managing Rash & Dry Skin * Tips to Cope with Flu-Like Symptoms, including Fever * Dealing with Fatigue * Controlling Diarrhea * Reporting Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort to the Health Care Team * Tips to Manage Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort * The Role of Activity/Exercise in Managing Treatment Side Effects * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns * The Increasing Role of Telehealth & Telemedicine * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

    19/05/2021 Duration: 59min

    * Overview of Immunotherapy, in the Context of COVID-19 * Harnessing the Immune System in Treating Cancer * Clinical Trial Updates * How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options * Examples of Immunotherapy in Prevention, Treatment and Recurrence Prevention of Cancer * Cancer Vaccines * Reporting Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort to the Health Care Team * Follow-Up Care: What to Expect * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & List of Questions * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • What’s New in Diagnostic Technologies for People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors

    17/05/2021 Duration: 01h05min

    * Definition of Diagnostic Technologies for People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors, in the Context of COVID-19 * How Diagnostic Technologies Work & Are Used * Examples of How Diagnostic Technologies Inform/Transform the Treatment of Solid Cancer Tumors * Predicting Hereditary Risk * Diagnostic Technologies, Targeted Therapies & Precision Medicine * Clinical Trial Updates, in the Context of COVID-19 * Their Benefits * Current Application for People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, in the Context of COVID-19 * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Life with Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation: New Treatment Approaches

    13/05/2021 Duration: 01h01min

    * What is Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation? * Understanding How GVHD Develops * Finding GVHD Early, in the Context of COVID-19 * Common Signs & Symptoms of GVHD * Types of GVHD: Chronic and Acute * Current Standard of Care for Managing GVHD * New & Promising Treatment Approaches for GVHD * Clinical Trials Updates * How Research Increases Treatment Options * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about GVHD * Follow-Up Care Appointments * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Quality-of-Life Concerns * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointment, including Technology & List of Questions * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Update on Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)

    12/05/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    * Overview of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, in the Context of COVID-19 * Staging & Grading * Current Standard of Care * Treatment Options for Resistant Disease * Emerging Treatment Approaches * Updates on Clinical Trials * How Research Contributes to Treatment Options * Tips to Manage Side Effects & Discomfort * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team * Follow-Up Care: What to Expect * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & List of Questions * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Update on CAR T-Cell Therapies

    10/05/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    * Overview of CAR T-Cell Therapies, in the Context of COVID-19 * Understanding CARs - Chimeric Antigen Receptors * When to Consider CAR T-Cell Therapies as a Treatment Choice * Clinical Trials for CAR T-Cell Therapies * Discussion of CAR T-Cell Therapies * Managing Potential Treatment Side Effects * Specific Examples of How CAR T-Cell Therapies Contributes to Oncology Care * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about CAR T-Cell Therapies * The Benefits of CAR T-Cell Therapies * Follow-Up Care: What to Expect * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & List of Questions * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Why It Is So Important in Managing Cancer

    14/04/2021 Duration: 01h08min

    * Overview of Cancer Treatments, in the Context of COVID-19 * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule * Its Important Role in Managing Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19 * 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, Weekend, Special Occasions and Holidays * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Adherence * Reminders from Your Pharmacy and Pharmacist * Clinical Trials on Adherence, in the Context of COVID-19 * Telehealth & Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & List of Questions * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Update on Clinical Trials: How They Work

    07/04/2021 Duration: 01h14min

    * Overview of Clinical Trials and Why They Are Important, in the Context of COVID-19 * Understanding Your Treatment Options, including Clinical Trials * Concerns about Participating in Clinical Trials * Types of Clinical Trials * What Happens in a Clinical Trial? * The Meaning of Informed Consent * Benefits and Risks of Participation, in the Context of COVID-19 * How and Where Clinical Trials are Conducted * How Can You Participate in a Clinical Trial * Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Clinical Trial Participation, in the Context of COVID-19 * Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & List of Questions * Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Emerging Importance of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments in Communicating with Your Health Care Team

    31/03/2021 Duration: 01h07min

    * Overview of Your Health Care Team: Who Are the Members of Your Health Care Team * The Importance of Communication, in the Context of COVID-19 * Emerging Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, in the Context of COVID-19 * Tips to Improve Communication with Your Health Care Team * Preparing for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Do You Have the Needed Technology: Working with Your Doctor’s Office to Set-Up Needed Technology Before Your Appointment * Who to Include in These Appointments - Family Members, Partner, Long Distance Caregivers * Determining Three Key Questions at the Start of Your Appointment * Discussing Your Treatment Options, Side Effect/Pain Management & Clinical Trial Options * How Your Other Chronic Illnesses May Impact Your Cancer Treatment: Reducing Harmful Drug Interactions * Discussion of Adherence: Taking Your Treatment on Schedule * Your Follow-Up Appointments, Care & Questions between Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Who to Contact Evenings, Weekends & Holidays, with T

  • Adjusting to Your Blood Cancer Treatment Over Time: Challenges and Opportunities of Taking Your Treatment on Schedule

    30/03/2021 Duration: 01h01min

    * Overview of Blood Cancer Treatments, in the Context of COVID-19 * Understanding Treatment Side Effects, in the Context of COVID-19 * Working with Your Health Care Team to Manage Each Treatment Side Effect, in the Context of COVID-19 * Dealing with Blood Cancer Treatments and Other Co-Morbid Health Treatments * The Importance of Taking Your Blood Cancer Treatment on Schedule – Adherence * Adjusting to Your Blood Cancer Treatment Over Time * Can I Take My Medications at Any Time of the Day? * The Value of Time of Day Consistency in Taking Your Pills * Challenges to Taking Your Treatment on Schedule, in the Context of COVID-19 * Practical Tips & Opportunities to Overcome Challenges * Review of Resources to Remind You to Take Your Pills on Schedule * Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel and Holidays * Communicating with Your Hematology Oncology Team about Adherence, including Your Pharmacist * The Importance of Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Conc

  • Managing Eye and Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments

    15/03/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    * Overview of Common Eye & Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments, in the Context of COVID-19 * Cause & Risk Factors * Discussion of Common Eye & Vision Changes * Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Watery Eyes, Itching Eyes, Blepharitis, Loss of Eyelashes, Floaters & Flashing Lights * The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team * Tips to Manage Low Vision * How Eye Products Can Help You Manage Eye & Visions Changes * Clinical Trials, in the Context of COVID-19 * How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options * Communicating with Your Health Care Team with Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines to Prepare for Eye Examinations, Follow-Up Care & Check-Ups * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Current Perspectives on Cancer Survivorship

    09/02/2021 Duration: 01h03min

    - Overview of Cancer Survivorship, in the Context of COVID-19 - 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 and Primary Care Doctor, including Discussion of Health Screening & Concerns - The Increasing Role of Telehealth & Telemedicine Appointments - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/ Telemedicine Appointment, including Technology & List of Questions - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • The 9/11 Community, Cancer & COVID-19

    25/01/2021 Duration: 01h28s

    * Overview of Cancer, in the 9/11 Community, in the Context of COVID-19 * Living with Cancer, Co-Morbid Health Problems & Long-Term Effects of 9/11 * Understanding Post Traumatic Stress, in the 9/11 Community, while Coping with the Pandemic * Discussion of COVID-19, 9/11 & Cancer in the 9/11 Community: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder & Concerns * Cost of Health Care & General/Practical Financial Worries * Strategies & Resources to Cope with Financial, Practical, Emotional & Personal Concerns * The World Trade Center Health Program & 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund: How to Register * For the 911 Community: Support Groups, Financial Assistance, Practical Help & Case Management * Review of Resources to Help the 911 Community Living with Cancer & Other Health Issues, including Respiratory Illnesses, during COVID-19 * Key Tips & Strategies to Manage Your Stress * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Updates from the 2020 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting

    10/12/2020 Duration: 01h06min

    * Overview of Blood Cancers, in the Context of COVID-19 * New Research Presented at ASH * Disease-Specific Treatment Updates from ASH on Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) * The Role of Precision Medicine & Clinical Trials * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment Options * Communicating with Your Health Care Team with Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines to Prepare for These Appointments * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • How Diagnostic Technologies and Biomarkers Improve Treatment Decisions for People Living with Cancer

    07/12/2020 Duration: 01h07min

    * Overview of Diagnostic Technologies and Biomarkers, in the Context of COVID-19 * How These Technologies Improve Treatment Decisions * Why the Molecular Portrait of Cancer is Important * The Role of the Pathologist * Benefits of Diagnostic Technologies, Biomarkers and Precision Medicine * Predicting Response to Treatment * Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options * Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • What We Now Know about COVID-19: Revised Guidelines for People Living with Cancer

    16/11/2020 Duration: 01h31min

    - What We Know and Don’t Know about COVID-19 - Effects of COVID-19 on People Living with Cancer - Where to Find Reliable Information Regarding this Pandemic & Its Treatment - How to Currently Protect Yourself & Loved Ones from COVID-19 - Social Distancing, Masks & Gloves - Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments to Reduce Your Exposure to COVID-19 - How to Prepare for Your Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments - Coping with Increasing “Self-Quarantine Fatigue” - Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Your Wishes & Health Care Directives - How Might a Vaccine Work - Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID-19 & Cancer - Helping Children During this Pandemic - Self-Care & Stress Management Suggestions - Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

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