communication

From the Editor's Desk
September 18, 2018 · Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on how loved ones can contribute to the cancer experience in a fulfilling and effective way. Read More >>
September 11, 2018 · Doug Smith
People diagnosed with cancer often say they were stunned when they heard the news and unable to process what they heard afterward, as if a fog had obscured everything. After this initial shock, it is important to learn about what comes next. Leukemia survivor Doug Smith shares his experiences with coping with this fog. Read More >>
August 31, 2018 · Electra D. Paskett, PhD, and Colin D. Weekes, MD, PhD
ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and providers think and need. The first of these town halls was held in Marietta, Ohio. In this post, Dr. Electra Paskett and Dr. Colin Weekes describe some of the lessons that were taken home from this question-and-answer session. Read More >>
August 16, 2018 · Enrique Soto, MD
Cultural and language barriers can make it hard for older Hispanic adults in the United States to get quality cancer care. Learn what conversations between patients, families, and health care providers can help ensure the best possible treatment and support. Read More >>
August 14, 2018 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Timothy Gilligan and survivor and advocate Liz Salmi talk about ways patients and doctors can work together to improve communication during cancer care. Read More >>

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