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.
In today’s podcast, we’ll discuss some of the new research that was presented at the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December eighth through twelfth in San Antonio, Texas. This podcast will be led by Cancer.Net Associate Editor, Dr. Erica Mayer.
In this podcast, Dr. Michael Williams discusses some of the new research that was presented at the 2015 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December fifth through eighth in Orlando, Florida.
In this podcast, Dr. Heidi Klepin, Dr. Miriam Rodin, and Dr. Arti Hurria, will discuss their 2015 ASCO Educational Book article “Treating Older Adults with Cancer: Geriatric Perspectives,” which explores some of the unique concerns that should be considered when older adults are being treated for cancer.