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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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My Genetic Nemesis

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Georgia Hurst, MA

Georgia Hurst, a Lynch syndrome advocate, describes from her personal experience the emotional and physical toll being diagnosed with a genetic condition that increases cancer risk can take.

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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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