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Glioblastoma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops

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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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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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Glioblastoma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops

Updated 2 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: Update on Glioblastoma in Adults

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* Overview of Glioblastoma
* Current Standard of Care
* Electric Field Treatments
* Novel Treatment Approaches
* Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
* Managing Treatment Side Effects
* Communicating with Your Health Care Team
* The Role of Rehabilitation Medicine
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Feb 21 2019
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #2: Trends in Oncology and Treatment Planning: What You Need to Know

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* Understanding Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment Options
* Clinical Trial Opportunities
* Genomics & Genetics
* Participating in Decisions about Your Treatment Plans
* Side Effect Prevention & Management
* The Importance of Self-Advocacy in Your Oncology Care
* The Role of the Pathologist
* Shared Decision Making
* Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
* Quality-of-Life Concerns
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
May 22 2019
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #3: Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

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* Overview of Immunotherapy
* Harnessing the Immune System in Treating Cancer
* The Emerging Role of Immunotherapy
* How Immunotherapy Offers New Cancer Treatment Options
* Clinical Trial Updates
* How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
* Examples of Immunotherapy in Prevention
* Treatment and Recurrence Prevention of Cancer
* Cancer Vaccines
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Apr 17 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #4: Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy

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* 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
* Quality-of-Life Concerns
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
May 15 2019
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Rank #5: Cancer and the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections

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* 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
May 29 2019
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #6: Caregiving for Your Loved One with Cancer

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* 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
Mar 19 2019
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #7: Life with Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation: New Treatment Approaches

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* 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 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
Dec 13 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #8: Current Perspectives on Cancer Survivorship

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* Overview of Cancer Survivorship
* 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 & Primary Care Doctor
* The Benefits of Communicating with Your Health Care Team
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Dec 11 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #9: Genomics and the Future of Cancer Treatment

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* Defining Genomics
* The Role of the Pathologist
* Microarrays & DNA Sequencing Technologies
* The Role of Genomics in Your Treatment Choices
* Family Cancer Syndromes
* New Research on Genomics
* Liquid Biopsies
* Examples of How Genomics Help Identify Treatment Options
* Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Genomic Testing and Its Benefits for You
* Plans for Your Follow-Up Care
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Oct 15 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #10: Highlights from the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

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* Clinical Trials and Evidence-Based Care
* Breast Cancer
* Ovarian Cancer
* Prostate Cancer
* Brain Cancer
* Oral, Head and Neck Cancer
* Sarcoma
Aug 23 2018
1 hour 31 mins
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Rank #11: Update on CAR-T Cell Therapy

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* 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
Jun 25 2018
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #12: Genomics and Genetics: What is the Difference?

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* Definition of Genetics & Genomics
* The Importance of Genetic & Genomic Testing
* The Value of Early Testing to Inform Your Treatment Choices
* Their Role in Selecting Your Cancer Treatment
* Understanding Types of Gene Mutations
* The Difference Between Inherited & Acquired or Sporadic Gene Mutations
* The Role of the Pathologist
* How Genomic Testing Drives Your Cancer Treatment
* Current Research in Genomics
* Genomic Profiling May Identify Actionable Alterations
* Examples of How Genomics Identify Your State-of-the-Art Treatment
* Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Genetic and Genomic Testing
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Jun 25 2018
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #13: Treatment-Related Rash and Dry Skin

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* 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
Jun 20 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #14: Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy

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* How the Side Effects of Immunotherapy Differ from Chemotherapy Side Effects
* Review of Potential Side Effects with Guidelines for Follow-Up Care
* Managing Rash and Dry Skin
* Sun Safety Hints
* Tips to Cope with Flu-like Symptoms, including Fever
* Dealing with Fatigue
* Controlling Diarrhea
* Quality-of-Life Concerns
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
May 02 2018
1 hour
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Rank #15: Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

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* Overview of Immunotherapy
* Harnessing the Immune System in Treating Cancer
* The Emerging Role of Immunotherapy
* How Immunotherapy Offers New Cancer Treatment Options
* Clinical Trials Updates
* How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
* Examples of Immunotherapy in Prevention, Treatment and Recurrence Prevention of Cancer
* Cancer Vaccines
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Apr 25 2018
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #16: Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Why It Is So Important in Managing Cancer

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* 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
Apr 18 2018
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #17: Update on Clinical Trials: How They Work

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* 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
Mar 02 2018
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #18: Managing Eye and Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments

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* 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
Feb 26 2018
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #19: Update on Glioblastoma

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* Overview of Glioblastoma, including Current Standard of Care
* Novel Treatment Approaches
* The Role of Immunotherapy
* Electric Field Treatments
* The Importance of Clinical Trials
* How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
* Managing Symptoms & Treatment Side Effects
* Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
* The Role of Rehabilitation Medicine
* Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Jan 11 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #20: Mind Body Techniques to Cope with the Stresses of Cancer

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* 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
Nov 15 2017
1 hour 7 mins
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