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From the ASCO Connection: The Dating Game: Older Patients with Cancer, Survivors Seeking Supportive Partners
Dr. Katz discusses the challenges of dating after cancer and coping with loneliness for older people with cancer.
During or after a natural disaster or other emergency, you may be told to evacuate or “shelter in place.” What does this mean if you are being treated for cancer? And how can you be prepared?
Cancer.Net Editor in Chief Dr. Lidia Schapira talks about how to make the most of your visit to ASCO's free patient information website.
For people with metastatic cancer, some aspects of life may be forgotten or considered unimportant. According to Dr. Dizon, this is especially the case with sexuality. In this post, Dr. Dizon shares the story of his patient, Elaine, and how she has dealt with the sexual side effects of breast cancer treatment.
When Vinita Mathew was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she had to figure out what to tell her sons. They were 5 and 18 months old at the time. In this guest post, she discusses ways to help a child understand cancer based on what she learned from her own experiences, as well as from other survivors and health care professionals.
Talking about topics like the possibility of a recurrence or end-of-life care is often postponed because it is uncomfortable for both the patient and the doctor. Dr. Schapira shares why having these difficult conversations early and often is so important, and what they can bring to people with cancer and their families.
Jeffrey Meyerhardt, MD, shares research highlights from the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting on gastrointestinal cancers.
In March 2013, John’s wife Lori found a lump in her breast. Lori, a radiation oncologist, soon went from giving cancer care to receiving it. In this guest post, John talks about how to navigate a cancer diagnosis, a journey for which we are all ill-prepared.
Next in our Research Round Up series, Robert Maki, MD, and Melissa Hudson, MD, share research on sarcoma and childhood cancers.