communication

July 21, 2016
· Samantha Watson, MBA, and Michelle Landwehr, MPH

Young Adults, Cancer, and Financial Stress: What Do We Do?

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Did you know that young adults especially struggle with the financial burdens of cancer care? Samantha Watson and Michelle Landwehr of The Samfund write about the challenges young adults face and what they can do about it.

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March 3, 2016
· Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

When Is It Time for a Second Opinion?

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Second opinions can save lives, especially when it comes to cancer. Dr. Schapira covers the ins and outs of second (and third and fourth) opinions.

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February 2, 2016
· Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

In the Driver’s Seat

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World Cancer Day is this week. In recognition of this day, Dr. Schapira describes 4 ways that patients can put themselves in the driver’s seat of their cancer care.

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January 7, 2016
· Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Communication Is Teamwork

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Dr. Schapira discusses how communication between patients and doctors is essential for effective teamwork in the treatment of cancer.

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December 15, 2015
· Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Tears in the Heart

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Anne Katz is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a certified sexuality counselor. In this post, she reflects on the emotional toll counseling young couples dealing with cancer can take.

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November 12, 2015
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Guide for Advocates: Getting Started on Social Media

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Social media offers a unique opportunity to engage doctors, researchers, fellow advocates, survivors, and the public. But jumping into social media can sometimes seem daunting. Because of this, we’ve created a cheat sheet with practical tips for getting started.

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