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Topics Covered

  • Caregiving in the Context of COVID-19 & Social Distancing
  • Taking on the Role of Caregiving
  • Your Important Role in Decision Making
  • Caring for Your Loved One with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
  • Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Your Role in Adherence: Weekends, Holidays & Vacations
  • Coping with Each Day, On Special Occasions, Anniversaries & Birthdays
  • Managing Family, Friends & Traditions with Social Distancing
  • The Important Role of Long Distance Caregivers
  • Self-Care Tips for Managing Stress
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Lindsey E. Roeker, MD

Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellow, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Clinical Center Nursing Department, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Research Center

Patricia Koffman

Co-Founder and Communications Director, CLL Society Inc.

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

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(102 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on May 21, 2020.

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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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