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Oncology Briefs: Research from the ASCO Educational Book
August 30, 2017
Merry Jennifer Markham, MD; Danielle Gentile, PhD; and David L. Graham, MD, FASCO

Cancer and Social Media: How Can We Use It to Improve Care?

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Social media can help oncologists share valuable research to improve how they treat patients. Patients can also use social media to improve their own care.

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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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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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July 27, 2017
Emily Goodman

Spotlight On: Music Therapists

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Music therapists provide personalized music-based interventions to address patients’ physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and social needs.

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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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2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. #ASCO17
May 30, 2017
Charlotte Caldwell, ASCO Staff

How Is the ASCO Annual Meeting Changing Cancer Care?

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Oncology professionals from around the world attend the ASCO Annual Meeting each year. Watch this video to learn why, as well as what the meeting means for patients, advocates, doctors, and others in the cancer care community.

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May 25, 2017
Crystal Moore, MD, PhD, FCAP

Understanding the Risk of Late Recurrence of Breast Cancer

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The reasons why some women experience a late recurrence of breast cancer are complex. In this post, Dr. Crystal Moore describes who may be at risk of late recurrence and 5 things you can do to thrive in your life and survivorship.

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