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July 2, 2015
· Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD

BBQ+A: Your Guide to a Food Safe Summer

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The bacteria that cause food poisoning love summer cookouts. So, it is important to keep food safety in mind, especially for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service provide tips on making your barbeques and picnics food safe this summer.

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June 4, 2015
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Expert Conversations: Bladder Cancer

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In this podcast, experts Charles Ryan, MD, and Thomas Powles, MD, talk about bladder cancer treatment, including some of the new approaches that are being developed.

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May 7, 2015
· Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO

Choosing Your Words Wisely: Imagery, Metaphors, and Cancer

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Since the 1970s, we have been involved in a war against cancer. But how do military metaphors and battle imagery affect people who are trying to cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis? Longtime patient advocate Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO, explores common language used to describe cancer and its treatment.

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April 28, 2015
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

FDA Approval of Nivolumab for Lung Cancer

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Dr. Julie Brahmer from the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins shares details about the recent FDA approval of nivolumab (Opdivo) for advanced non-small cell lung cancer. She explains how this impacts the treatment of lung cancer.

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