Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Cancercare Connect Education Workshops

Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Why It Is So Important in Managing Cancer



- Overview of Cancer Treatments - Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule - Its Important Role in Managing Cancer - Barriers to Taking Your Pills - Practical Tips to Overcome These Barriers, including Family, Partners & Others - Computer, Tablet & Phone Reminders including Emails, Texts & Apps - Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel & Holidays - Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Adherence - Reminders from Your Pharmacy & Pharmacist - Clinical Trials on Adherence - The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments - Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Care & Discussion of OpenNotes - Questions for Our Panel of Experts