Patient educators answer questions about cancer, treatment, and side effects. This prepares patients and family members to make educated health care decisions.
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.
Learn how a tumor board brings together doctors with different expertise to determine a patient’s best possible cancer treatment and care plan.
When cancer treatment ends, where does post-treatment survivorship care begin? For caregiver Aki Smith and her dad, a stomach cancer survivor, the answer was in the office of a primary care physician.
In this podcast, certified genetic counselor Tiffani DeMarco answers common questions about genetic counseling and explains what the future may hold for genetic testing.
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.
Dr. Kimberly Allison is a pathologist specializing in breast cancer, and she is also a breast cancer survivor. Find out why pathology is so important in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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.
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.
Hearing the doctor say “cancer” can change everything. Prateek Mendiratta, MD, discusses the 8 questions he wants his patients to ask before they leave the oncologist’s office.