Calendar of Events

Sep
12
Wed
2018
Triage Cancer: Medicare–An In-Depth Look
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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There are almost 50 million Americans who rely on Medicare for their health care needs. Whether you have been on Medicare for years, or this is the first year you are eligible, you may still have questions about how to choose your coverage. This webinar will cover the basics of the Medicare system, including how to become eligible, the different “Parts,” financial assistance, supplemental coverage, and  what to think about during open enrollment.

Cancer+Careers: Disclosure, Privacy & Online Brand
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This webinar will provide information to help patients think through disclosing their diagnosis, protecting their privacy and managing their online brand. Topics discussed will include:

  • Deciding whether to work or take time off
  • Accessing rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Online brand management, including thinking through disclosure on social media
  • Managing privacy at work and in an online setting
Sep
26
Wed
2018
CancerCARE: The Benefits of Clinical Trials for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Workshop Topics
• Why Clinical Trials Are Important as a Treatment Option
• What Happens in a Clinical Trial
• New Research in the Treatment of Triple Negative
Breast Cancer (TNBC)
• Investigational New Drugs in Clinical Trials
• The Meaning of Informed Consent
• Benefits & Risks of Participation
• How & Where Clinical Trials are Conducted
• How to Participate in Clinical Trials
• Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about
Clinical Trials
• Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials
• Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Oct
10
Wed
2018
Cancer+Careers: Working Through Treatment
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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
Oct
16
Tue
2018
Triage Cancer: 10 Tips for Choosing and Using Health Insurance
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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There are three main ways to get health insurance: through an employer, by buying a policy directly from an insurance company, or through a governmental plan (i.e., Medicare, Medicaid, etc.). Regardless of how you get your health insurance, you may have choices. Open enrollment comes up once a year and allows you to make changes to your coverage or to pick a new plan. This webinar will cover the key things to look for when comparing plans and how to choose a plan that works for you. This  webinar will cover the things to look for when comparing plans and how to choose a plan for you.

Oct
23
Tue
2018
CancerCARE: Coping with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Workshop Topics
• Updates on the Treatment of Metastatic Triple
Negative Breast Cancer
• Novel Treatment Approaches & Clinical Trials
• Diagnostic Testing & Technologies: Why They
Are Important
• The Role of Precision Medicine
• Managing Symptoms, Side Effects & Pain
• Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
• Quality-of-Life Concerns
• Finding Resources for Financial, Emotional &
Social Support
• Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Nov
7
Wed
2018
Cancer+Careers: Managing Long-Term Stress
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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
Nov
15
Thu
2018
Triage Cancer: Stress–What it is and What to Do About it
Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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You know you have stress in your life but are you too stressed out to do anything about it? This webinar will really explain what stress is, how it affects everyone differently, and most importantly, provide simple, common sense and practical techniques to get your stress under control.

Dec
12
Wed
2018
Cancer+Careers: Body Confidence, Self-Confidence in the Workplace
Dec 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Changes in the body are common during and after cancer treatments and, understandably, may impact body image and self-confidence. For survivors who are either working through treatment or returning to work, knowing how to recognize negative body image and manage the feelings that accompany it can help reduce on-the-job anxiety, improve performance, and increase the ability to succeed professionally after cancer. In this webinar we will discuss:

  • How body image may be impacted by cancer and the effect of body changes at work
  • Practical tips and resources for understanding the feelings that may accompany unexpected changes in your body
  • Techniques to maintain or increase self-confidence while working or when returning to work