decision making

July 10, 2018 · Shilpa Gupta, MD
Dr. Shilpa Gupta describes the basics of cancer clinical trials, including the possible risks and benefits that they offer. Read More >>
May 21, 2018 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
ASCO has released guidelines about cancer care for older adults, and one of the main recommendations is for patients receiving chemotherapy to have a geriatric assessment. In this Cancer.Net podcast, 2 experts that helped create these guidelines discuss what a geriatric assessment is and what it means for older adults with cancer. Read More >>
April 17, 2018 · Sue Chang, MD, FCAP
Cancer staging describes the extent of a cancer’s growth or spread. Read about the new staging information recently released for many cancer types and why knowing your stage matters. Read More >>
April 10, 2018 · Domna Antoniadis, JD
A financial power of attorney is a legal document that allows a patient to appoint someone to help them out with certain activities, like speaking with insurance companies, managing finances, and communicating with government agencies. Read More >>
From the Editor's Desk
November 2, 2017 · Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO
More than ever, it’s important to have the conversation with your health care team about the cost of cancer care. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses some people who could help you clarify your financial options. Read More >>

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