health care team

Oncology Briefs; Research from the ASCO Educational Book
August 9, 2017
Nathan A. Pennell, MD, PhD; Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD; Christine Tran, MS; Heather S.L. Jim, PhD; David L. Schwartz, MD, FACR; and Edward J. Stepanski, PhD

Can Telehealth Make Patient Care Better?

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The use of technology to deliver health care services can help patients who can’t visit their doctors in person. Known as “telehealth,” this way for doctors to communicate with patients has already helped improve the lives of patients with cancer.

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August 8, 2017
Emily Goodman

Spotlight On: Patient Educators

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Patient educators answer questions about cancer, treatment, and side effects. This prepares patients and family members to make educated health care decisions.

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July 27, 2017
Emily Goodman

Spotlight On: Music Therapists

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Emily.Goodman

Music therapists provide personalized music-based interventions to address patients’ physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and social needs.

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From the Editor's Desk
May 16, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

3 Things You Should Know About Oncology Nurses

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May is Oncology Nursing Month. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about the key roles that oncology nurses fill on the cancer care team.

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April 27, 2017
Emily Goodman

When You Need Help With Caregiving Responsibilities

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Emily.Goodman

If you provide care for a person with cancer, you may find that you may need assistance with the tasks and responsibilities that come with this role. Exploring new caregiving options can help your loved one to continue receiving high-quality care while you maintain your health and well-being.

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From the Editor's Desk
March 2, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

“Quality Care”: What Does It Mean?

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The ASCO Quality Care Symposium starts today. But what does “quality care” mean? In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses what quality is and how it deeply connects everyone involved in the care of people with cancer.

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