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Spotlight On: Oncology Nurses – Part II, a Podcast

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Hear the inside perspective on oncology nursing from the experts themselves! Cindi Cantril, RN, OCN, MPH, and Mary Magee Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP, BC, AOCN®, FAAN, discuss the role of nurses on the cancer care team.

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

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Oncology nurses work in all areas of cancer care and play a number of important roles. A panel of oncology nursing experts from a variety of specialties discusses how they help people living with cancer and their families from diagnosis and treatment to survivorship and end-of-life care.

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Foods to Avoid During Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Food safety is important for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. To help prevent serious foodborne illness, here is a list of high-risk foods.

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What Should I Do With Unused Medications?

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

When you no longer need a medication, it is important to get rid of it as safely as possible. Here are three ways to dispose of unused or partially empty prescriptions.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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