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Topics Covered

  • The Important Role of the Caregiver in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Caring for the Person with Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Helping to Manage Your Loved One’s Treatment, including Adherence
  • Coping with Holidays, Special Occasions, Anniversaries and Birthdays
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions
  • Coping with the Stresses of Caregiving
  • Self-Care Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Gregory A. Daniels, MD, PhD

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, VA San Diego Healthcare System

Erin E. Kent, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Public Health, Full Member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Georgie Cusack, MS, RN, AOCNS

Director of Education and Patient Safety, Office of the Clinical Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Adjunct Nurse Leader, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health

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 December 10, 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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