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September 20, 2016
Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH

Do You Know Everything You Can About Palliative Care?

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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.

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August 25, 2016
Amy Thompson

3 Steps to Building a Personal Medical Record

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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.

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August 2, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Slowing Down: When Cancer Gets to Be Too Much

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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.

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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting: Collective Wisdom #ASCO16
May 18, 2016
Lindsay Dudbridge, ASCO staff

An Early Look at Research From the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

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From June 3 to June 7, oncology professionals from around the world will meet to discuss the latest in cancer research. If you can’t wait to learn about the latest research, check here for early highlights released in advance of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.

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Libby Boatwright, D.Min, BCC
April 5, 2016
Libby Boatwright, D.Min, BCC

What Is the Role of a Chaplain in Cancer Care?

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Spirituality plays a key role in how many people face a cancer diagnosis. Chaplain Libby Boatwright discusses the role of a chaplain on a palliative care team.

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November 5, 2015
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

New Resources on Caring for a Loved One with Cancer

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November marks National Family Caregivers Month. While anyone who cares for a loved one with cancer is a caregiver, it can be a difficult role to navigate. Cancer.Net has some new resources to help.

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August 18, 2015
Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq.

Balancing Work and Caregiving

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Managing both caregiving and work responsibilities can be difficult. Caregivers can also face potential workplace discrimination or financial issues from taking time off work. Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., a cancer rights attorney, talks about the legal protections and practical resources available to help caregivers better navigate work and caregiving.

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