Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Blog header

Exploring the cancer topics people are talking about.

tips

The Architecture of Recovery: Can Design Affect Your Health?

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Architecture isn't a cure for cancer; however, the design of a physical environment can affect quality of life and recuperation. Learn about the influence of evidence-based design and how to create a restorative environment in your own home.

Read More >

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

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Oncology social workers provide support to patients, families, and caregivers who are dealing with cancer. Learn more about the role oncology social workers play in the cancer care team from Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C.

Read More >

Spotlight On: Physician Assistants – Part I, a Q&A

Monday, March 24, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Physician assistants are integral members of the cancer care team and are committed to addressing a person's needs before, during, and after cancer treatment. Learn more about the role of PAs in this interview with two practicing professionals.

Read More >

The Importance of Exercise

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Carol Michaels

Cancer exercise specialist Carol Michaels explains the benefits of exercising during and after cancer treatment and gives some tips on starting an exercise plan.

Read More >

Sleep Tips to Put a Spring in Your Step

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Many people with cancer will lose much more than an hour of sleep this weekend after the switch to Daylight Saving Time. Here are 10 tips to make the spring forward a bit easier and help you sleep better all year long.

Read More >

Pages

© 2005-2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). All rights reserved worldwide.

Connect With Us: