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Topics Covered

  • 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
  • The Important Role of the Caregiver with the Health Care Team
  • Deciding to Become a Caregiver: The Unique Stresses and Rewards of Caregiving
  • Long-Distance Caregiver
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Guidelines to Prepare for These Appointments to Increase Their Benefits, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Care & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Self-Care & Stress Management Suggestions & 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

Alyson Erardy, MSW

Caregiver Program Coordinator, CancerCare

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 April 05, 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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