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Topics Covered

  • Taking on the Role of Caregiver
  • Caring for the Person with Cancer
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthdays and Special Occasions
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners and Traditions
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Self-Care Tips and Suggestions
  • Overview of Caregiving Resources
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Founding Director, Cancer Supportive Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York: Beth Israel & St. Luke's-Roosevelt

Laurel L. Northouse, RN, PhD, FAAN

Mary Lou Willard French Professor of Nursing, University of Michigan School of Nursing

Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, MSW, DrPH

Clinical Research Manager, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Division of Medical Affairs, Department of Cancer Survivorship

Christine Rubin, LMSW

Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 29, 2012.

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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.

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