decision making

August 8, 2017
Emily Goodman

Spotlight On: Patient Educators

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Patient educators answer questions about cancer, treatment, and side effects. This prepares patients and family members to make educated health care decisions.

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August 1, 2017
Aditi Narayan, MSSW

Fertility and Cancer: 5 Things to Think About

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A cancer diagnosis can affect your ability to have a child in the future. Start thinking about your fertility before treatment starts and how to plan for life after treatment.

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July 12, 2017
Carey August, MD, FCAP, and V.O. Speights, DO, FCAP

What Is a Tumor Board? An Expert Q&A

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Learn how a tumor board brings together doctors with different expertise to determine a patient’s best possible cancer treatment and care plan.

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Patty Spears - Voices on Cancer
March 24, 2017
Patty Spears

How Advocates Help Create Guidelines

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In this Voices on Cancer blog post, survivor Patty Spears discusses the role she has played on ASCO guideline panels and why having a patient’s voice there is so important.

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From the Editor's Desk
March 2, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

“Quality Care”: What Does It Mean?

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The ASCO Quality Care Symposium starts today. But what does “quality care” mean? In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses what quality is and how it deeply connects everyone involved in the care of people with cancer.

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February 16, 2017
Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

When Cancer Leads to Workplace Discrimination

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People with cancer may face many challenges at work during and after a cancer diagnosis and treatment, including subtle or direct discrimination. Learn how to prevent, identify, and handle possible discrimination at work.

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