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June 10, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

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

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Oncology pharmacists are experts in the medications used to treat cancer, as well as the medications used to manage symptoms and side effects. Learn more about the role oncology pharmacists play in the cancer care team from a group of experts.

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June 5, 2014
· Jane O. Smith

Body Image Matters

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Jane O. Smith offers insights about embracing and expressing the physical (and emotional) changes that happen after a mastectomy and other types of cancer treatment.

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May 8, 2014
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Oncology Nurses – Part II, a Podcast

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Hear the inside perspective on oncology nursing from the experts themselves! Cindi Cantril, RN, OCN, MPH, and Mary Magee Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP, BC, AOCN®, FAAN, discuss the role of nurses on the cancer care team.

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May 6, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

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

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Oncology nurses work in all areas of cancer care and play a number of important roles. A panel of oncology nursing experts from a variety of specialties discusses how they help people living with cancer and their families from diagnosis and treatment to survivorship and end-of-life care.

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April 29, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Foods to Avoid During Cancer Treatment

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Food safety is important for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. To help prevent serious foodborne illness, here is a list of high-risk foods.

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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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