survivorship

April 21, 2015
· Barbara Tako

Finding Your Super Spidey Cancer Powers

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Barbara Tako is a breast cancer and melanoma survivor. Throughout her experiences, she has tried to turn the negatives of a cancer diagnosis into as many positives as possible—what she calls her “super spidey cancer powers.”

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April 2, 2015
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Sexual Health

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Talking about sexual concerns can sometimes feel uncomfortable. In this video, Dr. Don S. Dizon examines some of the sexual concerns you may face during or after cancer treatment, including tips for talking with your health care team.

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Body Image After Cancer
March 26, 2015
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Body Image After Cancer

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Cancer and its treatment may cause physical changes that affect how you see yourself. In this video post, young adult cancer survivors talk about how they dealt with the body changes caused by cancer. Two ASCO experts also discuss ways to cope with physical side effects.

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March 12, 2015
· Maria Garcia-Jimenez, MS

La Nutrición Después del Cáncer

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Una dieta saludable y control de peso son muy importantes para sobrevivientes de cáncer porque afectan su calidad de vida y están asociadas con menor riesgo de canceres secundarios y de recurrencias. En seguida encontrara sugerencias para una buena nutrición.

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December 9, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Can Watching TV Put Cancer Survivors at Risk?

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According to a new Journal of Clinical Oncology study, physical inactivity and TV watching are linked to higher mortality risks for colorectal cancer survivors. However, you don't have to miss your favorite shows to become more active.

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December 2, 2014
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Expert Podcast: Coping with “Scanxiety”

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Sometimes, anxiety comes with getting cancer scans, often called “scanxiety.” In a podcast, Dr. Lidia Schapira shares advice for managing the stress that comes along with needing multiple scans.

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October 21, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

The Serious Financial Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

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The cost of cancer care is often a major source of stress for people with cancer. For some, these costs force them to make major lifestyle and medical care changes. Studies presented at both ASCO’s Palliative Care in Oncology and Quality Care Symposia shed more light on the financial challenges of cancer.

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