Older adults with cancer can feel overwhelmed by the health care system. Here are some tips to help you or your caregiver navigate cancer treatment.
In this podcast, Professor Lillie Shockney discusses the role of nurse navigators as members of multidisciplinary cancer care teams.
November is National Family Caregivers Month. In this blog post, Dr. Schapira writes about our need to do more than just recognizing cancer caregivers. They need to be supported and fully engaged in the treatment plan.
As National Family Caregivers Month approaches, Dr. Hillard writes about why he thinks cancer caregivers should receive their own day of recognition.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira talks about the different ways in which we can all make a difference.
GIST advocate Norman Scherzer describes how he became involved in advocacy and shares a word of advice for when the going gets tough.
We know that filling the gaps in knowledge about palliative care is important to delivering high-quality cancer care. Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH, have developed a massive open online course (MOOC) to help educate health care professionals and patients about palliative care.
The Importance of Palliative Care for Patients and Caregivers: News from the 2016 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium
Research presented this weekend will highlight the importance of access to palliative care that addresses the health and well-being of patients and caregivers.
A personal medical record collects all of your medical information into a single file. Keeping one is an important step in managing your care. Learn about what to include, how to gather the information, and why creating a personal medical record can help.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk post, Dr. Schapira writes about the importance of slowing down to face the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.