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June 18, 2015
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Getting Medical Clearance to Fly

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Although airlines have the right to stop passengers with specific medical conditions from flying, simply having cancer isn’t enough to keep you grounded. However, it does mean having to do a bit more planning and preparation before you travel.

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June 16, 2015
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Choosing a Breast Prosthesis: A Survivor’s Perspective

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Although many women who have a mastectomy choose to have reconstructive surgery, wearing a breast prosthesis or breast form is another option. Breast cancer survivor Andrea Zinn talks about the process of choosing and being fitted for a breast prosthesis.

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June 4, 2015
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Expert Conversations: Bladder Cancer

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In this podcast, experts Charles Ryan, MD, and Thomas Powles, MD, talk about bladder cancer treatment, including some of the new approaches that are being developed.

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May 7, 2015
· Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO

Choosing Your Words Wisely: Imagery, Metaphors, and Cancer

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Since the 1970s, we have been involved in a war against cancer. But how do military metaphors and battle imagery affect people who are trying to cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis? Longtime patient advocate Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO, explores common language used to describe cancer and its treatment.

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April 7, 2015
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Fertility

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Some cancer treatments may cause infertility, but there are things you can do to preserve your ability to have children. Dr. Kutluk Oktay, a fertility preservation specialist, explains why discussing fertility with your doctor is so important and gives tips for starting these conversations.

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April 2, 2015
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Sexual Health

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Talking about sexual concerns can sometimes feel uncomfortable. In this video, Dr. Don S. Dizon examines some of the sexual concerns you may face during or after cancer treatment, including tips for talking with your health care team.

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March 12, 2015
· Maria Garcia-Jimenez, MS

La Nutrición Después del Cáncer

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Una dieta saludable y control de peso son muy importantes para sobrevivientes de cáncer porque afectan su calidad de vida y están asociadas con menor riesgo de canceres secundarios y de recurrencias. En seguida encontrara sugerencias para una buena nutrición.

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