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The Voice of People With Breast Cancer


Educational Events

Caring for Your Loved One with Cancer

A free CancerCare Connect ® Education Workshop for caregivers of people living with cancer, their families, partners, people living with cancer, friends and health care professionals.

Guest speakers: Elaine Shum, MD; Guadalupe R. Palos, DrPH, MSW, RN; Neena Kapoor-Hintzen, MSN, ANP-C; Stewart B. Fleishman, MD, and Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW.




Key Topic(s):

Monday, April 3rd, at 1:30PM EST


  • Breast cancer patients
  • Their caregivers, families, and partners
  • Definition of a Caregiver
  • What Research Tells Us About Caregivers’ Well Being
  • Caregiving for an Older Adult
  • Caregiving for a Younger Adult
  • Couples, Partners, Siblings & Friends
  • Challenges of Caregivers for Cancer Survivors
  • Family, Partners & Friend Communication
  • Care Coordinator Challenges & Tips
  • Stresses on Family, Partners, Friends & Loved Ones
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthday & Special Occasions
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Practical Tips for Managing Caregivers’ Stress
  • Strategies for Self-Care
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology & Prepared List of Questions
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

To register click here.



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