February 21, 2023 Dingle Spence, MBBS, Dip. Pall. Med, FRCR
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Dingle Spence shares what cancer is like in Jamaica, including why she became an oncologist, how cancer care is accessed in Jamaica, the expansion of palliative care in the country, and local resources for people with cancer. Read More
February 16, 2023 Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
Read about two studies presented at the 2023 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, covering plant-based diets and prostate cancer and a promising combination treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Read More
The Aschendorf family, clockwise from top left: Chani, 14, Devorah; Moshe; Chaim, 12; Yitzchok, 5; and Aryeh, 8.
February 15, 2023 Devorah Aschendorf
Cancer survivor Devorah Aschendorf discusses what it was like being diagnosed with an aggressive form of lymphoma while pregnant, how she coped with caring for a newborn during cancer treatment, and how this experience changed her perspective on life. Read More
ASCO ® Plenary Series
February 14, 2023 Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
Read research from the February 2023 session of the ASCO Plenary Series, which highlights a study comparing 2 targeted therapy drugs for treating people with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Read More
February 13, 2023 Leeann Medina-Martinez, LCSW
In this post, social worker Leeann Medina-Martinez shares what people with cancer should know about the U.S. Public Health Emergency (PHE) declaration coming to an end on May 11, 2023, including how it may impact their health insurance coverage and what they can do to keep their existing coverage or find a new plan. Read More