This podcast is part of the Bladder Cancer Caregivers Podcast series, a series to help provide more understanding and guidance for people impacted by bladder cancer, to include friends, family and caregivers. Our guest is Dr. Heather Honoré Goltz, an oncology social worker and researcher, as well as the Professor of Social Work at University of Houston-Downtown.
Heather is also a bladder cancer caregiver and speaks to her experience of caregiving for her grandmother. The goal of this podcast is to shed light on the caregiving aspect from the perspective of a bladder cancer caregiver to understand how to support a loved one going through bladder cancer and how the journey impacts the caregiver.
Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any section:
1:22 - Introduction
2:31 - The start of being a caregiver
10:59 - Being an advocate and asking questions
14:00 - Emotional impact of being a caregiver and coping
30:23 - Learning about yourself as a caregiver and advice for other caregivers
33:16 - Final thoughts
Patient resources provided through the generous support of Seagen and Astellas.
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April 27, 2023
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