With open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace set to end on February 15, 2015, get practical advice on how to make sure you receive the care you need at a cost you can afford.
Dr. Neal Meropol and his colleagues created the video-based PRE-ACT program to answer questions and concerns patients have about participating in clinical trials. This tool is now available on Cancer.Net.
In this podcast, Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, explains the recent ASCO statement on phase I clinical trials and why these studies are important treatment options to discuss with your doctor.
In this podcast, Dr. Howard Sandler explains the recent ASCO guideline endorsement about radiation therapy after prostate surgery.
With most things in life, there are risks and benefits. It’s important to know these factors before you get any treatment or test. In this podcast, Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD shares about the connection between computed tomography (CT) scans and cancer risk.
For Dawn Gill, a diagnosis of advanced pancreatic cancer sent her reeling. However, taking an active role in her care kept her positive and was key to her survival.
According to research that will be presented at ASCO’s 2014 Quality Care Symposium, 64% of parents with advanced cancer chose life-extending treatments, indicating that having children is an important factor in treatment decision-making.
There are hundreds of cancer-focused charities you could choose to support, but how do you know where your money would be put to the best use? Get tips to become more savvy with your giving.
For early-stage breast cancer, doctors generally recommend surgery to remove the tumor. But choosing between a lumpectomy and mastectomy can sometimes be difficult. Deanna Attai, MD, FACS, a breast cancer surgeon, provides information and advice to help women talk with their doctors about this decision.
Anne Katz, RN, PhD, discusses how she helps men and their partners better understand prostate cancer treatment decisions, especially its potential long-term effects on masculinity, self-image, and quality of life.