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When You Need to Travel for Cancer Care

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

There are so many things to consider before a trip, but what about if you are traveling to receive cancer treatment? Here is some practical advice to help ease your mind and make the transition a bit easier.

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Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can damage the eyes, as well as the skin around them. Learn more about choosing the best sunglasses to help prevent cancer, cataracts, and conditions that can lead to vision loss.

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Traveling With Cancer

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Besides deciding where to go, what to do, and what to pack, there are a number of important things about your health to discuss before leaving town. Learn more about special travel considerations for people with cancer.

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The Power of Writing

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Writing about your thoughts and feelings has a number of physical, emotional, and social benefits. Learn more about expressive writing and get some tips to help you get started.

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Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

High temperatures can cause issues for people receiving cancer treatment. Get some tips on staying cool and hydrated this summer.

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Spotlight On: Oncology Pharmacists – Part I, a Q&A

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Oncology pharmacists are experts in the medications used to treat cancer, as well as the medications used to manage symptoms and side effects. Learn more about the role oncology pharmacists play in the cancer care team from a group of experts.

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Body Image Matters

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Jane O. Smith

Jane O. Smith offers insights about embracing and expressing the physical (and emotional) changes that happen after a mastectomy and other types of cancer treatment.

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