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Introduction to Transplantation 

Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Donors

Caregivers

Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Cord Blood Transplants

Emotional Challenges

Employment 

Haploidentical Transplant

Insurance

Fatigue After Transplant 

Family Planning after Transplant

Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Learning and Memory Challenges After Transplant

Long-Term Side Effects: How to Protect Your Health

Lung/Pulmonary Problems

Multiple Myeloma

Nutrition

Pain Management

Pediatric Resources 

Peripheral Neuropathy

Sexuality & Intimacy After Transplant

Sickle Cell Disease

Sleep Problems

Spirituality and Healing

Introduction to Transplantation

History of Transplants This video is a fascinating look at the history of bone marrow, stem cell, and cord blood transplantation featuring survivors from the early days of transplant. Meet Nancy King McLain, the longest living transplant survivor and other long-time transplant survivors who paved the way for patients today. Run time: 22 minutes. [view online]

Introduction to Bone Marrow, Stem Cell and Cord Blood Transplants presented by Richard Maziarz MD, Oregon Health and Science University, September 2015
[view online]   [view on tablet or smartphone]

Trasplantes de Médula Ósea y de Células Progenitoras en Sangre Periférica  presented by Hugo Fernandez MD, Moffit Cancer Center and Research Institute [view online]

Cuando su Hijo Necesita un Transplante presented by Morris Kletzel MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago  [view online]

Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Donors

Related Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Donation: Risks and Benefits, presented by Michael Pulsipher MD, University of Utah Medical Center, February 2010 [view]

Caregivers

Family Caregivers 101: What to Expect When Caring for a Recovering Transplant Patient, Ann Breen APRN, MN, OCN Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Vicki Williams RN and Family Caregiver, October 2015 [view online]  [view on tablet or smartphone]

Caregiver Challenges (Pediatric), presented by Ernest R. Katz PhD, The HOPE Program, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, April 2013 [view online]

Put Your Oxygen Mask on First - The Challenges of Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care, presented by Michelle Bishop PhD, Haile Market Therapy & Behavioral Medicine, September 2011 [view online] [download to MP3] [download to computer]

Complementary & Alternative Medicine

The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Stem Cell Transplant Survivors (Importance of CAM, CAM vs Alternative, Natural Products, Mind Body Practices), Presented by Shahrukh Hashmi MD, MPH, Mayo Clinic, April 2016; Run time 20 minute educational presentation followed by a 20 minute Q & A session [view online]

Mind-Body-Spirit Techniques to Reduce Stress, Presented by Richard Dickens, LCSW-R, CancerCare, September 2014 [view online]

Herbal Remedies and Supplements: Are They Safe? Do They Help?, presented by Mary Hardy MD, Simms/Mann - UCLE Center for Integrative Oncology, April 2013  [view online]

Cord Blood Transplants

Alternative Donor Transplants: Exploring Cord Blood and Haploidentical Transplant Options, presented by Joanne Kurtzberg MD, Duke University Medical Center and Ephraim Fuchs MD, The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, October 2015. [view online]  

Emotional Challenges

The Scars You Can't See are the Hardest to Heal- Emotional Challenges after a Stem Cell Transplant, presented by Scott D. Siegel, Ph.D., Director of Psychosocial Oncology & Survivorship, Helen F. Graham Cancer & Research Institute, September 2014 [view online]

Surviving a Pediatric Transplant- It's a Family Affair, presented by Nancy F. Cincotta, MSW, MPhil, Psychosocial Director Camp Sunshine at Sabego Lake, September 2014 [view online]

Employment & Financial

Financial Health after Transplant  Managing Medical Debt, Planning Your Financial Future (Managing debt, creating a budget, refinancing possibilities, health & pretax benefits, insurance, wills, powers of attorney, certified financial planer, next steps) Presented by Karen DeRose CFP©, CRPC©, DeRose Financial Planning Group; April 2016. Run time-30 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute Q & A session [view online]

Haploidentical Transplants

Alternative Donor Transplants: Exploring Cord Blood and Haploidentical Transplant Options, presented by Joanne Kurtzberg MD, Duke University Medicl Center and Ephraim Fuchs MD, The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, October 2015. [view online]   

Insurance

Health Insurance  Know Your Rights and Options, (Cobra, Medicare, Medicaid, Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (ACA)/benefits to cancer patients, financial assistance, state health isurance marketplace, comparing plans, make the most of your plan) presented by Monica Bryant Esq., Triage Cancer, April 2016, Run time 30-minute educational presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session [view online]

Fatigue After Transplant

Managing Fatigue (post-transplant fatigue defined vs normal tiredness, assessment, how to manage, role of exercise, cognitive behavioral & mind/body interventions), presented by Eileen Hacker PhD, APN, AOCN, FAAN, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, April 2016, Run time: 30 minutes presentation, 30 minutes Q & A. [view online]

Coping with Fatigue - Creating Strength through Recovery, presented by Sandra Mitchell PhD, National Cancer Institute, September 2011 [view online] 

Fatigue, Give me a Break, presented by Kenneth Miller MD, Tufts Medical Center, March 2010 [view]

Fertility and Adoption Options

Building a Family After Transplant, Presented by Joanne Frankel Kelvin, MSN, RN, AOCN, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, September 2014 [view online]

Graft-versus-Host Disease

Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease of Skin and Connective Tissues (assessment, lichenoid & sclerotic presentations, diagnosis & scoring, standard of care, clinical trial option, some things you can do for prevention) presented by Daniel Couriel MD, MS, Huntsman Cancer Center, University of Utah, April 2016, Run time: 30 minutes presentation, 30 minutes Q & A. [view here]

Your Mouth and Chronic Graft versus Host Disease, (common sites, mucosal, salivatory, infections, management and prescriptions to treat) presented by Nathaniel Treister DMD, DMSc, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham & Women's Hospital, April 2016, Run time:30-minute educational presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session [view online]

Chronic Graft versus Host Disease of the Eyes-From Ocular Oasis to Parched Desert (affected parts of the eye, dry eye, less common complications, treatments, surgical, contact lense options), Presented byNeema Nayeb-Hashemi MD, Loyola University Medical Center and Ellen Shorter OD, FAAO, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. April 2016, Run time: 30-minute educational presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session [view online]

 Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease and the Gastrointestinal Tract (acute, chronic GVHD of GI and liver, symptoms, causes, esophagus, weight loss, nutrition), presented by Daniel Couriel MD, MS, Huntsman Cancer Center, University of Utah, April 2016, Run time: 30 minute presentation & 30 minute Q & A. [view online]

 Introduction to Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD) (diagnosing Chronic GVHD, common sites, assessing, treating, long-term care) Presented by John Galvin MD, MS, MPH, Northwestern Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Program, April 2016, Run time 30 min presentation, 30 minutes Q & A [view online]

An Introduction to Chronic Graft-versus-Host-Disease (cGVHD), presented by Madan Jagasia MBBS MS, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, September 2013 [view online]

Take a Breath! Managing Lung Difficulties after BMT, presented by Kenneth Cooke MD, Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, September 2014  [view online]

Improving Daily Living with Chronic GVHD: Managing Fatigue, Muscle, Bone, and Joint Issues, Leslie Rydberg MD, Chicago Rehabilitation Institute and Lynn Gerber MD, George Mason University, Program for the Study of Chronic Disability and Illness, October 2010 [view]

Learning and Memory Challenges After Transplant

Cognitive Effects of Cancer Treatment: Chemobrain and How to Treat It (effect of BMT on cognition, evaluation for possible chemobrain, treatment), presented by David Sabsevitz PhD, ABPP, Medical College of Wisconsin, April 2016. Run time: 30 minutes presentation & 30 min Q & A. [view online]

Managing Learning & School Issues after a Pediatric Transplant (Definition of cognitive late effects, areas affected, who is at risk, other factors to know about, 504 plan, IEP, post-HS transition & services), Courtney Dirksen PhD, Dirksen Center for Neuropsychology, April 2016, Run time: 45 minutes presentation, 15 minutes Q & A. [view online]

Managing Learning and School Issues After a Pediatric Transplant, presented by David Gordon, Executive Director- Living Through Learning, Assistant Professor- Wagner College, September 2014 [view online]

Learning and Memory Problems After Transplant (Adult), presented by Mary Pepping PhD ABPP-CN, University of Washington Medical Center, April 2013 [view online]

Long-Term Side Effects: How to Protect Your Health

Protecting your Health after an Allogeneic Transplant (understand potential long-term complications, risk factors, screening & prevention) Presented by Navneet Majhail MD, MS, Cleveland Clinic; Panelist: Gorgun Akpek MD, Rush University Medical Center; April 2016. Run time: 30 min presentation, 25 minutes Q & A [view online]

Protecting Your Health after an Autologous Transplant (Understanding late complications after an autologous transplant, recommendations for monitoring, survivorship plan) Presented by Andrew Artz MD, University of Chicago; April 2016. Run time-30 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute Q & A session [view online]

Protecting Your Health After Transplant (Adults), presented by Smita Bhatia MD MPH, City of Hope, April 2013 [view online] 

Palliative Care-Putting Quality into Life after Transplant (Palliative care specialists can help transplant survivors manage health goals), Guest Keynote Speaker Mark Litzow MD, Mayo Clinic, Run time 34 minutes [view online]

Planning for the Best and How to Have the Conversation (how to have a conversation w/your care team about your values and goals, care plan description and its importance, documents that can insure your care plan preferences), Presented by Mark Litzow MD, Mayo Clinic, April 2016, Run time: 30 min presentation, 30 minutes Q & A [view online]

Lung/Pulmonary Problems

Take a Breath! Managing Breathing Problems after Transplant (GVHD overview, lung anatomy, identify post-transplant lung problems, tests & procedures for diagnosing), presented by Kenneth Cooke MD, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, April 2016. Run time: 30 minute presentation, 30 minute Q & A. [view online]

Multiple Myeloma 

New Treatment Options for Myeloma Patients: Best Drugs and Best Time to Transplant, presented by Dr. David Vesole, John Theuer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, March 2016 [view online]

Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Myeloma: What you need to know before, during and after transplant, presented by Dr. David Vesole, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, Webinar - February 2015 [view]

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts and Myths about Popular Diets (tips to manage treatment side effects that interfere with good nutrition, addresses myths about nutrition, fad dieting, resources), presented by Holly Herrington MS, RD, LDN, CDE Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation Center for Lifestyle Medicine. April 2016, Run time: 30 minute presentation, 30 minute Q & A [view online]

Food for Thought- The Key to Good Nutrition After Transplant, presented by Heather-Ann Younker Rd, CNSC, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, September 2014 [view online]

Pain Management

Managing Pain (overview of pain, assessment techniques, appropriate interventions, how to communicate pain to your doctor, how to find a pain specialist), presented by Judith Paice PhD, RN, FAAN, Northwestern University Cancer Pain Program, Memorial Lutheran Hospital. April 2016 Run time: 30-minute educational presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session. [view online]

Managing Pain After Transplant, presented by Karen Snow Kaiser, PhD, RN at University of Maryland Medical Center, September 2014 [view online]

Pediatric Resources

Late Effects of Pediatric Transplant/ Transition to Adult Care
Presented by Morris Kletzel MD, FAAP, MBA, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Tara Henderson MD, MPH, University of Chicago Medicine Childhood Cancer Survivors Center. Panelist: Julia O'Malley Stepenske RN, Advocate Children's Hospital and SurvivorVision. April 2016. Run time: 30 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute Q & A. [view online]

 

Oh, the Places You'll Go!- Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care, presented by Jonathan Fish, MD, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, September 2014 [view online]

Protecting your Child's Health after Transplant: Optimizing Outcomes for Pediatric Patients after BMT, presented by Kenneth R. Cooke, MD, BMT Program, Johns Hopkins, September 2014 [view online]

Managing Learning & School Issues after a Pediatric Transplant (Definition of cognitive late effects, areas affected, who is at risk, other factors to know about, 504 plan, IEP, post-HS transition & services), Courtney Dirksen PhD, Dirksen Center for Neuropsychology, April 2016, Run time: 45 minutes presentation, 15 minutes Q & A. [view online]

Managing Learning and School Issues After a Pediatric Transplant, presented by David Gordon, Executive Director- Living Through Learning, Assistant Professor- Wagner College, September 2014 [view online]

Surviving a Pediatric Transplant- It's a Family Affair, presented by Nancy F. Cincotta, MSW, MPhil, Psychosocial Director Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, September 2014 [view online]

Puberty, Fertility and Family Planning (fertility perservation options, infertility risk factors & evaluation, building a famly, the emotional aspect), presented by Lynette Anderson MSN, RN, APNP, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Yasmin Gosiengfiao MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Kristen Smith, Oncofertility Consortium, April 2016, Run time-30 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute Q & A session [view online]

When Your Child Needs a Transplant (Spanish) [view online]

Cuando su Hijo Necesita un Transplante [view online]

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy  Pitfalls and pearls in Management (anatomy of neuropathy, pain pathways, neuropathic pain, chemo induced neuropathy, treatment, practical advice), Presented by Wendy Peltier MD, Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, April 2016, 30-minute educational presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session [view online]

Managing Peripheral Neuropathy, presented by Thomas Brannagan MD, Columbia University, September 2014 [view]

Sexuality & Intimacy After Transplant

Female Sexual Life after Transplant, (Common sexual difficulties after transplant, genital chronic graft-vs-host disease, medical treatment fo rsexual function problems), Presented by Stacy Tessler Lindau MD, MA, The University of Chicago, April 2016, Run time 30-minute educational presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session. [view online]

Female Sexuality after Transplant, presented by Sharon Bober PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, March 2010 [view]

Male Sexual Health after Transplant (disorders and treatments, causes and effects, importance of communicating, resources) Presented by Katherine Marchese MSN, ANP-BC, CUNP, CWOCN, Rush University Urology; April 2016. Run time: 30-minute educational presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session. [view online]

Male Sexuality after Transplant, presented by Sharon Bober PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, March 2010 [view]

Sickle Cell Disease

Transplants for Sickle Cell Disease, presented by Shalini Shenoy MD, Washington University School of Medicine, September 2014 [view online]

Managing Sleep Problems

Managing Sleep Problems after Transplant, (Insommnia causes, management of: cognitive behavorial therapy and medications. Restless leg syndrome, sleep disorder symptoms, tips to promote good sleep.) Presented by Colleen Lance MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, April 2016, Run time: 30-minute educational presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session [view online]

Got Sleep?  How to Overcome Sleep Problems, presented by Amy Lowery PhD, University of Pittsburgh, September 2014 [view online]

Spirituality and Healing

Finding Meaning in Chaos: Healing through Faith, Spirituality and Story (religion vs spirituality, healing vs cure, tools to use), April 2016, presented by Robert Campbell PsyD, MDiv, Willow Wellness Center  [view online]

Spirituality and Healing, presented by Glenn Meuche MSW MA, CancerCare, September 2014, [view]

 

 

 

 

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