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May 7, 2015

Choosing Your Words Wisely: Imagery, Metaphors, and Cancer

English

Since the 1970s, we have been involved in a war against cancer. But how do military metaphors and battle imagery affect people who are trying to cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis? Longtime patient advocate Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO, explores common language used to describe cancer and its treatment.

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April 14, 2015
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Expert Conversations: Kidney Cancer

English
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First in this podcast series, Dr. Brian Rini shares his perspective on current and new approaches to kidney cancer treatment.

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April 7, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Fertility

English
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Some cancer treatments may cause infertility, but there are things you can do to preserve your ability to have children. Dr. Kutluk Oktay, a fertility preservation specialist, explains why discussing fertility with your doctor is so important and gives tips for starting these conversations.

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April 2, 2015
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Sexual Health

English
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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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March 12, 2015
Maria Garcia-Jimenez, MS

La Nutrición Después del Cáncer

Spanish
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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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February 18, 2015
Maria Garcia-Jimenez, MS

La Relajación para Personas con Cáncer

Spanish
maria.garcia-jimenez

Después de un diagnóstico de cáncer, el estrés puede incrementar los síntomas físicos e impactar la calidad de vida significativamente. Varios métodos de relajación ayudan a disminuir la ansiedad y promueven beneficios para el cuerpo entero.

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