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Follicular Lymphoma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops

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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Understanding the Costs of Care and Your Health Care Coverage

* Overview of the Medical & Indirect Costs of Treatment* Talking with Your Health Care Team about Financial Concerns* The Benefits & Limitations of Your Health Plans, Insurance, Medicare & Medicaid* Living Wills, Health Care Proxies & Advance Health Care Directives* Support for the Underinsured & Uninsured, including Medicaid & State & Federal Programs* Other resources for financial support* Questions for Our Panel of Experts

59mins

12 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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Joys and Challenges of Pets in Your Home When You Have Cancer

* Overview of the Human-Animal Bond* How a Pet Brings Comfort, Joy, Emotional, Social, & Practical Support to You* Managing Treatment Side Effects & the Care of Your Pet* Guidelines to Follow in Caring for Your Pet* Keeping Your Pets Healthy, both Before You Start Treatment & During Your Treatment* Helping Your Pets Avoid Infection* Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Infection from Pets* Communicating with Your Health Care Team, including Your Veterinarian about Your Pet’s and Your Well-Being* Finding Support Programs in Your Area* Questions for Our Panel of Experts

1hr 4mins

8 Apr 2019

Rank #2

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For Caregivers: Care Coordination for Your Loved One Living with Cancer and Other Health Problems

* Overview of Cancer & Co-Morbidities* The Role of Caregivers in Care Coordination for People Living with Cancer & Co-Morbidities* Tips for Communicating with the Health Care Team about Care Coordination * Challenges of Coordinating Your Loved One’s Care & Follow-Up Appointments* Adherence – Taking Pills on Schedule* Lead time in Refilling Prescriptions & Planning for Visitors, Weekends, Special Occasions, Travel & Holidays* Resources for the Costs of Care, including Homecare* Finding the Practical Help You Need: Co-Pay Foundations & Federal, State & Local Programs* Legal Advocacy Tips for Caregivers* Learning How to Appeal Insurance, Medical, Medicaid & Provider Denials* Other Resources, VA Benefits & Family Medical Leave Act/FMLA* Tips on Choosing Community & Medical Resources to Improve Your Quality-of-Life * Time Saving Self-Care/Self-Advocacy Tips for Caregivers* Questions for Our Panel of Experts

1hr 2mins

17 Jun 2019

Rank #3

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Cancer and the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections

* Understanding the Meaning of Work* Talking with Your Health Care Team about Work* Managing Your Cancer Treatments while Working* Understanding Your Legal Protections in the Workplace* Disclosure & Communication with Human Resources, Supervisors, and Co-Workers* Solutions to Address Workplace Challenges* Tips to Creating a Plan to Continue Working* COBRA* Disability – Short Term, Long Term, SSD, SSI* The Importance of Self-Advocacy* Questions for Our Panel of Experts

1hr 5mins

29 May 2019

Rank #4

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Managing Eye and Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments

* 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, 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

1hr 3mins

15 Apr 2019

Rank #5

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Caregiving for Your Loved One with Cancer

* 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

1hr 6mins

19 Mar 2019

Rank #6

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Update on CAR-T Cell Therapy

* 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

1hr 4mins

11 May 2020

Rank #7

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

- 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 & Symptoms of GVHD- Types of GVHD: Chronic & Acute- Current Standard of Care for Managing GVHD- New & 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

1hr

30 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

* Overview of Immunotherapy* Harnessing the Immune System in Treating Cancer* Clinical Trial Updates* How Research Contributes to Your Treating Options* Examples of Immunotherapy in Prevention, Treatment & Recurrence Prevention of Cancer* Cancer Vaccines* Questions for Our Panel of Experts

56mins

29 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updated Guidelines for People Coping with Cancer

* New & Emerging Information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)* Protecting Yourself & Loved Ones from COVID-19, including Risk Factors* Working with the Health Care Team to Minimize Your & Your Loved Ones Exposure to COVID-19* If Diagnosed with COVID-19, Discussing Treatment Options & Supportive Care* Working Closely with Your Health Care Team about Goals of Care & Health Care Directives* Tips to Manage the Practical, Emotional & Financial Stresses Related to COVID-19* Questions for Our Panel of Experts

1hr 3mins

20 Apr 2020

Rank #10

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Participating in Decisions about Your Care

* Coping with the Practical, Social & Emotional Challenges of Cancer* How a Cancer Diagnosis Affects Family, Partners & Loved Ones* Selecting a Cancer Care Team & Treatment Facility* What to Do When Presented with Multiple Treatment Options* When & How to Seek a Second Opinion* Your Relationship with Your Health Care Team* How to Get Copies of Your Medical Reports* How to Anticipate, Prevent & Manage Side Effects of Treatment* Understanding Your Treatment Choices and Follow-Up Care Plan* Your Survivorship Care Plan* Tips on Advocating with Your Health Care Team* Questions for Our Panel of Experts

58mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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The New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidelines for People Coping with Cancer

- Overview & Definition of Coronavirus (COVID-19)- What are the Symptoms of COVID-19- Review of Risk & Guidelines to Protect Yourself and Loved Ones from the Coronavirus- Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Your Treatment - Follow-Up Care & Quality-of-Life Concerns - Self-Care Coping Tips to Manage Stresses of Coronavirus- Questions for Our Panel of Experts

1hr 6mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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New Perspectives in Clinical Trial Research

- Overview of Clinical Trials & Why They Are Important- What Happens in a Clinical Trial?- The Meaning of Informed Consent- Benefits & Risks of Participation- New Perspectives in Clinical Trial Research- How & Where Clinical Trials are Conducted- How You May 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

1hr 6mins

20 Mar 2020

Rank #13

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Trends in Oncology and Treatment Planning: What You Need to Know

* Understanding Your Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment Options* Clinical Trial Opportunities* Factors that May Affect Treatment Planning* How Your Health Care Team May Help You Address These Factors* Participating in Decisions about Your Treatment Plans, Side Effect Prevention & Management* The Role of Self-Advocacy in Your Oncology Care* Shared Decision Making Across Cultures* Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns* Questions for Our Panel of Experts

1hr

4 Mar 2020

Rank #14

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Taking Your Treatment on Schedule: Its Importance in Managing Cancer

* Overview of Cancer Treatments* 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

1hr 2mins

26 Feb 2020

Rank #15