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Topics Covered

  • Caregiver Perspective
  • What is Stress?
  • What Research Tells Us About How Stress Affects the Caregiver:
    • Physically
    • Emotionally
  • What Factors Increase or Decrease Caregiver Stress
  • Tips to Manage Caregiver Stress
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, MSW, DrPH
Caregiver Perspective, Clinical Research Manager, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Division of Medical Affairs, Department of Cancer Survivorship
David W. Kissane, MD
Jimmie C. Holland Chair in Psycho-oncology, Chairman & Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Laurel L. Northouse, RN, PhD, FAAN
Mary Lou Willard French Professor of Nursing, University of Michigan School of Nursing, Co-Director, Socio-Behavior Program, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop (pdf) (224 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 14, 2011.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.