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Topics Covered

  • The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment, Including Adherence & Follow-Up Care
  • What Research Tells Us About Caregivers
  • Stresses, Challenges and Rewards of Caregiving
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners and Traditions
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthdays, Anniversaries and Specials Occasions
  • Long Distance Caregivers
  • Remembering to Take Care of Yourself
  • Self-Care and Stress Management Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Matthew T. Campbell, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Guadalupe R. Palos, DrPH, MSW, RN

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

Stephanie Chisolm, PhD

Director of Education and Research, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 21, 2018.

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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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