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September 1, 2015
Cancer.Net and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service

Preventing Food Poisoning During and After Treatment

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Cancer and cancer treatments often weaken the immune system, making it harder for the body to protect itself from foodborne illness. So how can you stay food safe? This infographic produced by Cancer.Net and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service can help.

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August 18, 2015

Balancing Work and Caregiving

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Managing both caregiving and work responsibilities can be difficult. Caregivers can also face potential workplace discrimination or financial issues from taking time off work. Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., a cancer rights attorney, talks about the legal protections and practical resources available to help caregivers better navigate work and caregiving.

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July 21, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

10 Tips for Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

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Skin cancer is the most common, and most preventable, type of cancer. So how can you protect you and your family? Here are 10 tips to keep in mind as you finish out the summer.

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July 9, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Airport Travel Tips for People with Cancer

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Getting through an airport when you have cancer can be stressful. However, a little extra planning and preparation can help make sure your next trip is as safe, enjoyable, and stress-free as possible.

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July 2, 2015

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 18, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Getting Medical Clearance to Fly

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Although airlines have the right to stop passengers with specific medical conditions from flying, simply having cancer isn’t enough to keep you grounded. However, it does mean having to do a bit more planning and preparation before you travel.

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June 16, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Choosing a Breast Prosthesis: A Survivor’s Perspective

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Although many women who have a mastectomy choose to have reconstructive surgery, wearing a breast prosthesis or breast form is another option. Breast cancer survivor Andrea Zinn talks about the process of choosing and being fitted for a breast prosthesis.

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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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