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Topics Covered

  • Taking on the Role of Caregiving
  • Caring for Your Loved One with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM)
  • What’s New in the Treatment of WM
  • Tips on Working with the Health Care Team to Manage Your Loved One’s Symptoms, Side Effects & Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Barriers to Adherence: Weekends, Holidays, Vacations, Special Occasions & Birthdays
  • Managing Family, Friends & Traditions
  • Long Distance Caregiving
  • Self-Care Stress Management Tips for Caregivers
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Jeffrey V. Matous, MD

Myeloma and Plasma Cell Disease Program, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

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

Carl Harrington

Chair, IWMF Board of Trustees, International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


You can download the brochure for this workshop (pdf)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on January 10, 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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