Cancer Research

October 30, 2014
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

CT Scans and Cancer Risk


With most things in life, there are risks and benefits. It’s important to know these factors before you get any treatment or test. In this podcast, Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD shares about the connection between computed tomography (CT) scans and cancer risk.

October 21, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

The Serious Financial Side Effects of Cancer Treatment


The cost of cancer care is often a major source of stress for people with cancer. For some, these costs force them to make major lifestyle and medical care changes. Studies presented at both ASCO’s Palliative Care in Oncology and Quality Care Symposia shed more light on the financial challenges of cancer.

October 9, 2014
· Jyoti Patel, MD

10 Years of Progress, 26.2 Miles of Celebration


This weekend, Dr. Jyoti Patel will be running the Chicago Marathon to celebrate all of those with advanced lung cancer who are here “10 years strong.” During her long training runs, Dr. Patel has been able to reflect on her patients and look forward to the next great advances in lung cancer prevention and treatment.



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