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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Chemotherapy Treatment Side Effects & Discomfort, in the Context of COVID-19 and its Variants
  • Working with Your Healthcare Team to Prevent & Manage Treatment Side Effects
  • Common Treatment Side Effects
  • How Your Health Care Team Prevents & Manages Treatment Side Effects, in the Context of COVID-19
  • The Role of the Oncology Nurse in Preventing & Managing Treatment Side Effects
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Current Research to Improve Control of Treatment Side Effects
  • Planning with Your Oncology Team to Prevent & Manage Chemotherapy Treatment Side Effects
  • Tips to Prepare for Chemotherapy Before Treatment Begins
  • Clinical Trials: How Research Increases Your Treatment Options
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, List of Questions, Follow-Up Appointments & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Richard J. Gralla, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center

Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP

Chief, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Renown Institute for Cancer, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno

Rebecca Clark-Snow, RN, BSN, OCN

Oncology Supportive Care Consultant

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 10, 2022.

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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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