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April 24, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

What Should I Do With Unused Medications?

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When you no longer need a medication, it is important to get rid of it as safely as possible. Here are three ways to dispose of unused or partially empty prescriptions.

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April 17, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

The Architecture of Recovery: Can Design Affect Your Health?

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Architecture isn't a cure for cancer; however, the design of a physical environment can affect quality of life and recuperation. Learn about the influence of evidence-based design and how to create a restorative environment in your own home.

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April 10, 2014
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Oncology Social Workers – Part II, a Podcast

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Today’s podcast focuses on the way oncology social workers contribute to holistic care. Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, share about their unique role in the cancer care team.

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April 8, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Oncology Social Workers – Part I, a Q&A

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Oncology social workers provide support to patients, families, and caregivers who are dealing with cancer. Learn more about the role oncology social workers play in the cancer care team from Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C.

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March 24, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Physician Assistants – Part I, a Q&A

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Physician assistants are integral members of the cancer care team and are committed to addressing a person's needs before, during, and after cancer treatment. Learn more about the role of PAs in this interview with two practicing professionals.

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March 12, 2014
· Carol Michaels

The Importance of Exercise

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Cancer exercise specialist Carol Michaels explains the benefits of exercising during and after cancer treatment and gives some tips on starting an exercise plan.

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March 6, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Sleep Tips to Put a Spring in Your Step

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Many people with cancer will lose much more than an hour of sleep this weekend after the switch to Daylight Saving Time. Here are 10 tips to make the spring forward a bit easier and help you sleep better all year long.

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