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Topics Covered

  • The Important Role of the Caregiver with the Health Care Team
  • Caring for Your Loved One with Metastatic Prostate Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Tips on Working with the Health Care Team to Manage Your Loved One’s Pain, Neuropathy and Discomfort
  • Deciding to Become a Caregiver: The Unique Stresses and Rewards of Caregiving
  • Stresses on Family, Friends and Loved Ones
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions in the Context of COVID-19 with Social Distancing & Masks
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners and Traditions with Social Distancing
  • The Increasing Role of Telemedicine/Telehealth Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for These Appointments to Increase Their Benefits
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Self-Care and Stress Management Tips to Promote Caregiver Resilience
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts


Susan Slovin, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Genitourinary Oncology Service, Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Diseases, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Weill College of Cornell University


Tamryn Gray, PhD, RN, MPH

Instructor in Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School


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


Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on November 05, 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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