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Topics Covered

  • 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
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Haralambos (Harry) Raftopoulos, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Associate Attending Physician, Division of Hematology-Oncology, NSLIJ, Co-Director Lung Cancer Center of Excellence NSLIJ Cancer Institute, Monter Cancer Center, North Shore-LIJ Health System

Margaret Bevans, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN

CDR, United States Public Health Service, Clinical Nurse Scientist, Program Director, Scientific Resources, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Nursing Department, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, MSW, DrPH

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

Carly O'Brien, MSW, OSW-C

Caregiver Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on November 14, 2014.

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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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