In this episode, we will discuss genetic testing for hereditary cancers. Our guest is Dr. Allison Kurian, a medical oncologist at Stanford University. She is also the Director of the Stanford Women's Cancer Genetics Clinic and serves as a Specialty Editor for Cancer.Net.
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham and Dr. Danielle Gentile recently published a study in the Journal of Oncology Practice that describes potential benefits and drawbacks of people with cancer using social media. Today, we're going to discuss with them some of the findings from their study, as well as what people with cancer should know about using social media and how it can provide support.
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Guillermo Garcia-Manero will discuss some of the new research in leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes, or MDS, that was presented at the 2018 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December first through fourth in San Diego, California.
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry discusses new research that was presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December fourth through eight in San Antonio, Texas.
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Michael Williams will discuss some of the new research in lymphoma that was presented at the 2018 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December first through fourth in San Diego, California.
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Editorial Board members Dr. Brian Rini and Dr. Jorge Garcia discuss new research in kidney and prostate cancer presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2018 Congress, held October nineteenth through twenty-third in Munich, Germany.
ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli has chosen “Caring for every patient. Learning from every patient,” as her presidential theme. Putting actions to words, from 2018 to 2019, she is hosting a series of ASCO Presidential Community Town Halls with local groups across the United States to hear from patients, providers, and the general public about real-world barriers to quality cancer care and to talk about ways to provide the best care to every person diagnosed with cancer. In today’s podcast, Dr. Colin Weekes and the Reverend Joel Guillemette discuss the recent town hall event they hosted at the Sudbury United Methodist Church in Sudbury, Massachusetts on September 10.
In today's podcast, Suzanne Dixon and Julie Lanford discuss nutrition during and after treatment for colorectal cancer, including ways to manage side effects and guidelines for eating with a colostomy.
While most people may think of visiting a doctor to receive medical care, today, technology such as computers and smartphones can connect doctors and patients who are separated physically. This is known as “telemedicine.”
In today’s podcast, Dr. Ana María López, Dr. Joseph Sirintrapun, Dr. Joseph Greer, and Dr. Karen Edison will discuss their article from the 2018 ASCO Educational Book, “Telemedicine in Cancer Care,” including specific methods used in telemedicine, and the ways it helps bring high-quality medical care to people who might not otherwise be able to access this care.
Many people are aware that quitting smoking or other tobacco use will reduce the risk that someone will develop cancer. In today’s podcast, Dr. Noelle LoConte, Dr. Jeffrey Gershenwald, and Dr. Cynthia Thomson will discuss their article from the 2018 ASCO Educational Book, “Lifestyle Modifications and Policy Implications for Primary and Secondary Cancer Prevention: Diet, Exercise, Sun Safety, and Alcohol Reduction,” and share tips for other changes people can make to reduce their cancer risk.