Ovarian Cancer 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

  • 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

  • Medical Update on Ovarian Cancer

    01/06/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    * Overview of Ovarian Cancer, including Staging * How Precision Medicine & Testing Inform Your Treatment Decisions * The Role of the Pathologist * Current Standard of Care * New Treatment Approaches & Follow-Up Care * The Role of the Genetic Counselor * Treatment Options for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer * Clinical Trial Updates * Managing Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain * Talking with Your Treatment Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cancer and Flu Shots

    09/11/2020 Duration: 59min

    * Overview of Flu Vaccines, in the Context of COVID-19 * Why Flu Vaccine Equity Has Never Been More Important for People Living with Cancer * Taking Your Flu Vaccine on Schedule: Adherence * Communicating with Diverse Patient Populations about the Important Role of Flu Vaccines * Concerns about Safety of Flu Shots * Benefits of Flu Shots * The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments * Suggestions to Prepare for These Appointments to Increase Their Benefit for You * Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Flu Shots * Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

  • Caregiving for Your Loved One Living with Cancer

    03/11/2020 Duration: 01h05min

    * Definition of a Caregiver * Caregiving & Social Distancing * What Research Tells Us About: Caregiving for an Older Adult & Caregiving for a Younger Adult * Talking with Each Other about Shared Expectations * 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, in the Context of COVID-19 * Long-Distance Caregiving * Practical Tips for Managing Caregivers’ Stress * Key Strategies for Self-Care * Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments to Decrease Your Exposure to COVID-19 * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Preventing and Managing Infections in Adults Living with Cancer

    26/10/2020 Duration: 01h04min

    * Overview of Infection, Its Prevention & Management in People Living with Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19 * 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 * 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 * 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 * Quality-of-Life Concerns * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Managing the Cost of Living with Cancer

    23/09/2020 Duration: 01h03min

    * Understanding the Costs of Living with Cancer * Managing the Medical and Indirect Costs of Treatment * Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Financial Concerns * Understanding the Benefits and Limitations of Your Health Coverage * Tips on Appealing Medical Insurance Claims and Provider Denials * Understanding and Accessing Financial and Co-Pay Assistance Programs * Emotional and Social Impact of the Costs of Treatment and Follow-Up Care * Finding Resources for Financial Help, including Federal, State, Local & Veteran Resources * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Financial Concerns * Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments to Decrease Your Exposure to COVID-19 * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Highlights from the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting: Unite and Conquer: Accelerating Progress Together

    30/07/2020 Duration: 01h35min

    - Clinical Trials and Evidence-Based Care, in the Context of COVID-19 - Quality of Life - Breast Cancer - Ovarian Cancer - Prostate Cancer - Brain Cancer - Oral, Head and Neck Cancer - Sarcoma - Wrap-Up of Part I

  • Veterans Living with Cancer

    26/06/2020 Duration: 01h09min

    * Updates for Veterans Living with Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19 * Post-Traumatic Stress, Pain Management & Survivorship * Adherence to Treatment Plans * Taking Your Treatment on Schedule * Coordinating Doctor Visits, Transportation & Daily Schedules * Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips * Suggestions to Overcome Barriers in Coordinating Care in Different Health Care Settings * Stresses on Caregivers in Coordinating Care * Long Distance Caregivers * Self-Care Tips for Veterans Living with Cancer and Their Loved Ones * Helpful Hints in Communicating with Your Health Care Team and Health Care Providers with Guidelines to Prepare for Telemedicine/Telehealth Visits with Your Health Care Team * Finding and Using Practical Resources, including Veteran Specific Resources * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

  • Treatment Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule – Why It Is So Important

    24/06/2020 Duration: 01h07min

    * Overview of Cancer Treatments, in the Context of COVID-19 * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Treatment on Schedule * Its Important Role in Managing Cancer * Barriers to Taking Your Treatment * Practical Tips to Overcome These Barriers, including Travel, Cost, Family, Partners & Others * Computer, Tablet & Phone Reminders, including Emails, Texts & Apps * Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Arranging for Appointments, Refilling Prescriptions * Weekends, Travel & Holidays * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Assistance with Adherence * Reminders from Your Medical Team, Pharmacy & Pharmacist * Clinical Trial Adherence * Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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