More than 44,000 blood donations are needed every day, according to the American Red Cross. Donating blood or platelets is safe and simple, and it can save lives.
Friends, Family, and Caregivers
The ASCO Quality Care Symposium starts today. But what does “quality care” mean? In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses what quality is and how it deeply connects everyone involved in the care of people with cancer.
In this Voices on Cancer blog post, prostate cancer advocate Dennis Golden describes his cancer experience and how he put his professional skills to work advancing his advocacy mission.
La donación de médula ósea puede ser tan sencilla e indolora como la donación de sangre. He aquí lo que necesita saber acerca del tejido salvador dentro de sus huesos y el proceso actual de donación.
It takes just minutes to donate umbilical cord blood, but the gift can make a lifetime of difference. Here are the facts.
Donating bone marrow can be as easy and painless as giving blood. Here’s what you need to know about the life-saving tissue inside your bones and the current donation process.
November is National Family Caregivers Month. In this blog post, Dr. Schapira writes about our need to do more than just recognizing cancer caregivers. They need to be supported and fully engaged in the treatment plan.
GIST advocate Norman Scherzer describes how he became involved in advocacy and shares a word of advice for when the going gets tough.
We know that filling the gaps in knowledge about palliative care is important to delivering high-quality cancer care. Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH, have developed a massive open online course (MOOC) to help educate health care professionals and patients about palliative care.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Use these tips to make sure your Mother’s Day celebrations are full of love and not food poisoning.