For all Geeks and Techie Cancer survivors

Connect® Education Workshop


CancerCare’s free Connect® Education Workshops are a way for people to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of their home.

Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone.

These are interactive educational programs to help you better understand and cope with diagnosis, treatment options, quality-of-life concerns, treatment side effects, pain management, doctor-patient communication and other important topics.

How can you participate?

If you have access to inexpensive telephony to contact USA, you can listen to the workshop on the telephone or via live streaming through the internet.  Participation is free, and if you know what to do, no phone charges apply. Pre-registration is required.

How do I register?
Call CancerCare at 1-800-813-HOPE (4673) or go on their website. After you have registered, you will receive additional information.

A listing of featured programs is available by calling 1-888-337-7533, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In addition, CancerCare’s past Connect® Education Workshops are available as podcasts or telephone replay. The podcasts are arranged according to subject.

Topics included:

* Medical Concerns
* Emotional Concerns
* Practical Concerns
* Cancer Type

If you would prefer to listen to a workshop through telephone replay, send an email with the name or date of the program you are interested in to CancerCare’s Education Department at connect@cancercare.org or call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673).

Can I ask questions during a workshop?
Yes! Connect® Education Workshops last one hour and participants will have the opportunity to ask the expert speakers questions during the last 20-30 minutes of each workshop.

Can I participate in a Connect Education Workshop if I live outside of the United States?
Yes! Individuals from all over the world participate in CancerCare’s Connect® Education Workshops. Approximately one week before the workshop you will receive a link to participate in the workshop via live streaming online.

Whom can I contact if I have a question that is not listed here?
Contact CancerCare’s Education Department at connect@cancercare.org or call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673).

http://www.cancercare.org/get_help/tew_faq.php

Next date February 11th

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