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Caregiver: Your New Reality

Presenter: Roberta Casabon
Original Date: April 2, 2019

Roberta Casabon shares her perspective on being a caregiver and her experience with prostate cancer. From receiving her late husband’s diagnosis to making plans and being prepared, Roberta shares practical tips and wisdom to support caregivers experiencing similar situations.

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Dominique TrudelRoberta Casabon's Biography:

Roberta Casabon is a widowed survivor of prostate cancer who donates her time to Prostate Cancer Canada frequently by adding her support and voice to public awareness campaigns. She has been a member of several pan-Canadian and global committees as part of the TrueNTH initiative and is an advisor for the Peer Navigation Program. Roberta was a member of the inaugural group of patients/caregivers who were trained for the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance’s Patient Involvement in Cancer Research Program (PIP). In her role as an advocate for the caregiver/partner, she gives a voice to the supportive caregiver community. Roberta seeks to expand connections between patients/caregivers, other widowed survivors and the research community.

About Expert Angle

Expert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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