On January 26, 2017, cancer survivors, caregivers, patient advocates, family physicians, oncology providers, and others gathered in San Diego, CA, to make connections, discuss survivorship issues, and get expert answers on their survivorship-related questions.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira describes what she has seen individuals do to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.
Exercise, Emotional Health, and Long-Term Care: Highlights from the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Editor in Chief Lidia Schapira discusses new research from the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium. She talks about physical activity, psychological care for partners of people with cancer, and long-term care in survivors of thyroid cancer.
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.