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In today’s podcast, we will discuss new recommendations developed jointly by ASCO and the Society for Gyncologic Oncology on when women with newly diagnosed, advanced ovarian cancer should receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy, which is chemotherapy given before surgery. These recommendations are intended to help guide doctors and their patients in making treatment decisions based on current research.
In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Ezra Cohen discusses some of the research on head and neck cancer presented at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.
In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt discusses some of the research on gastrointestinal, or GI cancers presented at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, including new research on colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, and stomach cancer.
In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Brian Rini discusses some of the new research on kidney and bladder cancer presented at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.
In today’s podcast, ASCO’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Richard Schilsky, discusses ASCO’s first-ever clinical trial, the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry, or TAPUR Study. The TAPUR Study is a clinical trial for people with later-stage cancer, focused on whether specific targeted therapies can benefit more patients and lead to more personalized treatments. Dr. Schilsky explains the objectives of the study, and provides information about who might be eligible to participate, as well as what is involved.
In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Kavitha Ramchandran discusses new research from the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting on improving the quality of life for people living with cancer, as well as research on improving the overall quality of cancer care.
In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Charles Loprinzi discusses some of the new research that came out of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting on how to better manage side effects of cancer treatment, including peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, and skin rash. He also discusses several studies on the benefits of early palliative care during cancer treatment.
In today’s podcast, Dr. Apostolia-Maria Tsimberidou discusses several areas of current cancer research—including immunotherapy and precision, or personalized, medicine—that were highlighted at the 2016 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, held April sixteenth through twentieth in New Orleans, Louisiana.
In today’s podcast, Suzanne Dixon and Annette Goldberg discuss and dispel several common myths about nutrition and cancer. Suzanne Dixon is a Registered Dietitian and Epidemiologist, with a nutrition and research consulting business in Portland, Oregon. Annette Goldberg is an Outpatient Dietitian at the Boston Medical Center Cancer Care Center.
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.