Over 60% of people who have cancer are 65 or older. In today’s podcast, we will discuss some of the unique challenges older adults with cancer may face, including special considerations for preparing for and recovering from surgery.
In today’s podcast, Peggy Burhenn, a nurse and professional practice leader in Geriatric Oncology at City of Hope National Medical Center discusses several strategies for getting a better night’s sleep.
In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net Advisory Panelist Dr. Arash Asher talks to Dr. An Ngo-Huang about prehabilitation and why it is becoming a more common element of cancer treatment.
In today’s podcast, Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation co-founders Peter Brown and Vicki Sardi-Brown tell the story of their son Mattie’s journey with cancer, and explain how it inspired them to advocate for the development of evidence-based psychosocial standards of care for children with cancer and their families.
Palliative care focuses on preventing, managing, and relieving the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of cancer treatment. In this podcast, Dr. Kavitha Ramchandran discusses the basics of palliative care, including when a person with cancer should consider palliative care and the role of a multidisciplinary palliative care team.
In this podcast, Dr. Ezra Cohen discusses some of the research presented at the 2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, held February eighteenth through twentieth in Scottsdale, Arizona.
In today’s podcast, we’ll discuss new research presented at the 2016 Quality Care Symposium, held February 26-28. This symposium brings together multidisciplinary leaders to share strategies and methods for measuring and improving the quality and safety of cancer care. The three studies highlighted in this podcast explore different ways to make sure patients are getting the most appropriate care, while minimizing the costs of cancer care.
Some side effects of cancer treatment—such as taste changes and appetite loss—can prevent a person receiving cancer treatment from eating and drinking enough. In this podcast, oncology dietitians Maureen Gardner and Annette Goldberg will discuss how they work with people with cancer and their families to address these and other common nutrition concerns.
In this podcast, Dr. Smitha Krishnamurthi discusses three studies highlighted at the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, which examined two new treatment options for people with advanced neuroendocrine tumors and a new pre-surgical treatment option for people with locally advanced rectal cancer.
In today’s podcast, Dr. Sumanta Pal discusses one study highlighted at the 2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium that examines whether regular aspirin use lowers the risk of dying from prostate cancer.