treatment

October 21, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

The Serious Financial Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

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After being diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer, a high school teacher struggles with figuring out how he will pay for his cancer treatment and keep from going broke. Although this is the basis for the hugely popular TV series Breaking Bad, for many people living with cancer, figuring out how to deal with the financial fallout of cancer and cancer treatment is a stark reality.

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September 11, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Breast Surgery Options

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For early-stage breast cancer, doctors generally recommend surgery to remove the tumor. But choosing between a lumpectomy and mastectomy can sometimes be difficult. Deanna Attai, MD, FACS, a breast cancer surgeon, provides information and advice to help women talk with their doctors about this decision.

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August 26, 2014
· David Nethero

Mentally Mastering Chemotherapy

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Colon cancer survivor David Nethero describes how he used meditation and positive mental imagery to cope with some of the physical side effects of chemotherapy and be present in the moment.

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July 29, 2014
· Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

When You Need to Travel for Cancer Care

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There are so many things to consider before a trip, but what about if you are traveling to receive cancer treatment? Here is some practical advice to help ease your mind and make the transition a bit easier.

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