Helping Your Young Breast Cancer Patients Manage Fear & Anxiety

Part One: Helping Your Breast Cancer Patients Manage Fear of RecurrenceTuesday, September 10


Fear of cancer recurrence is one of the most common experiences of someone diagnosed with breast cancer. People diagnosed with breast cancer rate the need for help with managing fear of cancer recurrence second only to managing the physical risks for cancer recurrence. This webinar explains the fear of recurrence and will help you work with your patients to build strategies to manage these fears. It also addresses self-care practices for health professionals to manage burnout and compassion fatigue.

Pamela J. Ginsberg, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Staff Psychologist, Doylestown Health


 

 

 

Part Two: Assessing & Treating Depression and Anxiety in Your Breast Cancer PatientsTuesday, September 24

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This webinar covers assessing and managing depressive and anxiety disorders in young patients with breast cancer. During this program, Dr. Steinman discusses the prevalence of depressive and anxiety disorders in young women with breast cancer. Listen to learn how to assess for and treat these disorders, including the use of medication-based interventions and how to refer patients for psychiatric evaluation and care. 

Ruth H. Steinman, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania

 


 

 

Additional Resources for Your Patients

Breast Cancer Helpline

Young Women Initiative's Facebook Group