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Oncology Briefs; Research from the ASCO Educational Book
August 9, 2017
Nathan A. Pennell, MD, PhD; Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD; Christine Tran, MS; Heather S.L. Jim, PhD; David L. Schwartz, MD, FACR; and Edward J. Stepanski, PhD

Can Telehealth Make Patient Care Better?

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The use of technology to deliver health care services can help patients who can’t visit their doctors in person. Known as “telehealth,” this way for doctors to communicate with patients has already helped improve the lives of patients with cancer.

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From the Editor's Desk
July 20, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Making Cancer.Net Accessible to All

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Cancer.Net has completed a years-long effort to ensure that its content can be accessed by all users. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses some of these changes and why they are important.

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From the Editor's Desk
May 16, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

3 Things You Should Know About Oncology Nurses

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May is Oncology Nursing Month. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about the key roles that oncology nurses fill on the cancer care team.

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March 30, 2017
Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

How to Share Genetic Test Results With Family

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Genetic testing can identify inherited risks for some types of cancer. The results of these tests affect both you and your family. Here are some things to think about when sharing genetic test results.

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Sanford Jeames | Voices on Cancer
December 13, 2016
Sanford E. Jeames, DHA

What Is a Cancer Research Advocate?

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Sanford Jeames is a research advocate and a patient advocate. In this Voices on Cancer post, he describes the critical roles he plays to help researchers, clinicians, and communities understand the human impact of cancer.

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November 28, 2016
Michael J. Fisch, MD, MPH; Melissa K. Accordino, MD; and Arlene E. Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi

Can Personal Tech and Social Media Improve Cancer Care?

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In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Drs. Michael Fisch, Melissa Accordino, and Arlene Chung discuss how social media, electronic health records, and wearable technology can improve cancer care for patients.

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