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Topics Covered

  • Coping with the Practical, Social & Emotional Challenges of Cancer
  • How a Cancer Diagnosis Affects Family, Partners & Loved ones
  • Selecting a Cancer Care Team & Treatment Facility
  • What to do when Presented with Multiple Treatment Options
  • When & How to Seek a Second Opinion
  • Getting Copies of Your Medical Reports
  • Anticipating, Preventing & Managing Treatment Side Effects
  • Understanding Treatment Choices, Follow-Up Care Plan & Survivorship Care Plan
  • Self-Care Tips
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Lidia Schapira, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Director, Cancer Survivorship Program, Stanford Cancer Institute

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Former Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Author, Researcher in Oncology

Sharon Flynn, MS, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNS, BMTCN

Nurse Practitioner, Research and Practice Development, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Research Center

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

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(91 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 19, 2019.

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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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