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Clinical Trials 101

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:00 pm

Clinical trials give us medical advances. This webinar will provide tips on how to find clinical trials, dispel common myths, and explain insurance coverage for clinical trials. Presented by

Building a Stronger Relationship With Your Partner after a Cancer Diagnosis

Friday, February 1, 2019 11:00 am

Relationships can a lot of work, even without a cancer diagnosis. Learn how to navigate a relationship with your partner after these changes in your life. Hear about the unique needs of partners facing cancer together, and what tools and tips are most helpful to build a stronger relationship during a difficult time. Presented by

Managing Long-Term Stress

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:00 pm

For most people, workplace stress is a given. Add cancer to the mix, and it can become debilitating. In this webinar we will help you think about your priorities and how you can balance your job, family and own well-being to avoid letting stress get the best of you. Discussion will include how to:

  • Preserve what is most important to you during and after your treatment
  • Identify tools to help you maintain your best performance at work
  • Stay in control of your work and your life
  • Set reasonable boundaries at work and express them professionally

Presented by Cancer & Careers.

Precision Medicine: The Future of Personalizing Cancer Care

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:00 pm

Precision medicine is becoming more prominent in the public arena, especially after Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative announced during the last State of the Union Address. This webinar will address some of the most common questions around precision medicine such as: What is precision medicine? How does it relate to cancer? What impact will precision medicine have on your cancer treatment or that of your loved ones? Is precision medicine available today? Presented by

Coping with Common Side Effects: Fatigue

Friday, February 15, 2019 11:00 am

Talking With Our Children

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:00 pm

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, one of your first thoughts may be: How do I tell the children?
Adults often fear telling children that cancer has come into the family. We all want to keep the children we love happy and it’s hard to think of talking to them about something that will make them—and us—upset.

The thing is, children are very sensitive to what is happening around them. They can sense when something is wrong and the adults they love aren’t talking to them about it. Children also have very active imaginations. Not telling a child what the family is facing leaves them to imagine situations that are often worse than things really are. Young children may also believe that something they have done has caused the problem. Not being able to talk about their concerns can leave them feeling isolated, alone, sad or worried. Although telling your children about a cancer diagnosis is hard, it is important and necessary. Presented by Cancer Support Community.

Tips to Reducing Cost of Care

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 12:00 pm

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis can bring on several unexpected expenses. Watch the webinar, Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Tips for Reducing Cost of Care, to learn more about how you can manage these costs. You will hear from a financial counselor and a consultant well versed in how practices can best support patients. This webinar includes both a slide presentation and Q&A session with the speakers. Presented by Cancer Support Community.

Cancer Nutrition Tips & Truths

Friday, March 1, 2019 11:00 am

Are you confused about what is fact when it comes to nutrition and cancer? Everyone seems to have an opinion on what you should eat but you wonder which suggestions actually have evidence. In this session, we will cover topics including popular nutrition myths, 5 core truths about nutrition and cancer, nutrition tips for managing side effects, and what to eat for optimal well-being for cancer survivors during and after treatment. Get your questions answered as Julie coaches you through facts, truths and practical methods to decide what’s right for you! Presented by

Coping with Common Side Effects: Hormone Therapy Side Effects

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:00 pm

Strategies for Eating Well on the Job

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:00 pm

Maintaining a balanced diet while juggling work and cancer is often key for keeping up energy levels, managing symptoms at work and feeling better overall. However, between treatment-related challenges (such as restricted diets, medication schedules, etc.) and workplace challenges (such as limited time, stress and unreliable storage options) often make that easier said than done. This session explores some of the unique nutritional needs of working cancer survivors and practical solutions for health eating during the work day. Topics discussed include:

  • How proper nutrition and eating habits can help you manage treatment side-effects on the job
  • Best practices for planning and preparing meals for your workdays
  • Tips for getting around obstacles to eating healthy at the office
  • And more!

Presented by Suzanne Gerdes, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Outpatient Dietitian-Nutritionist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Holly Mills, MS, RD, CSO, Oncology Dietitian, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center.


Presented by Cancer & Careers.

Don’t Drown in Medical Debt

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:00 pm

If you’re a young adult with a cancer history, you probably know that feeling in your stomach that you get each time a medical bill shows up, or the phone rings with a collections agency on the other end. As most of us already know well, medical debt can have wide-ranging consequences that negatively impact your credit and your future. While you may be struggling today, there are steps you can take to reduce and hopefully eventually eliminate that debt entirely! In this Webinar, Monica Bryant, Esq., COO at Triage Cancer will share strategies to: avoid medical debt before you find yourself in over your head, reduce medical debt once it starts to add up, and shift and prioritize your regular expenses. Additionally, you’ll learn more about resources available to help negotiate medical bills, how credit counseling agencies can be helpful, and why self-advocacy is such an important part of recovering from debt.

Presented by

You and Your Body: Cancer, Intimacy and Sexuality

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:00 pm

This webinar will explore how cancer diagnosis and treatments affect intimacy, body image and sexual function. Learn about sexual response; how cancer treatment impacts sexual response; and lots of tools to build bridges back to intimacy and sexual pleasure.

Presented by

Creative Financial Solutions: Thinking Outside the Box

Friday, April 5, 2019 11:00 am

Presented by

Working Through Treatment

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 12:00 pm

Once you have decided to work through treatment, it’s important to create a plan and think through the various steps that you can take to make the process as smooth as possible. During this webinar we will discuss how to do this, covering topics that include:

  • What and whom to tell when disclosing a cancer diagnosis in the workplace
  • Workplace laws that protect patients at both the federal and state levels and how to use them
  • How to arrange reasonable accommodations in the workplace under the ADA
  • Practical strategies to manage treatment side effects and modify their schedule in the workplace


Presented by Cancer & Careers.

Coping with Common Side Effects: Managing Bone Health

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:00 pm

Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 12:00 pm

Watch the webinar, Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects to learn about common short- and long-term side effects experienced by patients on immunotherapy, as well as tips to cope and manage these side effects. The webinar consists of presentations from panelists, followed by an interactive discussion where the panelists answer questions. Presented by Cancer Support Community.

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