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November 20, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
With so many holiday traditions revolving around the dinner table, grocery shopping is a major task this time of year. Here are 10 tips to make grocery shopping less of a chore for people with cancer. Read More >>
November 18, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Language can sometimes be a barrier to high-quality cancer care. In this interview, medical interpreters for the Inova Health System describe the important role language services play in the care of people with cancer who don’t speak English as their first language. Read More >>
November 14, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Some studies have shown that military service during the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War increases veterans’ risk for brain and lung cancers. However, the Department of Veterans Affairs does not presume these cancers were caused by military service. Read More >>
November 12, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Veterans of the Vietnam War may have been exposed to cancer-causing chemicals like Agent Orange during their military service. The Department of Veterans Affairs presumes that certain cancers and other diseases are a result of exposure to this herbicide. Read More >>
November 10, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Some veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces may have been exposed to ionizing radiation during their time of service. High, uncontrolled exposure to this radiation can cause short-term and long-term health problems, including some types of cancer. Read More >>

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