myths

February 16, 2021 · ASCO Staff
In this post, the myths and facts surrounding alkaline water are examined. The discussion includes how science does not support its use for cancer treatment and how people with cancer can best stay hydrated. Read More >>
October 1, 2020 · Brielle Gregory, ASCO staff
The 2020 National Cancer Opinion Survey reveals the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on cancer screening and mental health, racism’s impact on health care, and widely held misperceptions about cancer clinical trials. Read More >>
September 22, 2020 · ASCO Staff
Cannabidiol (CBD) has become a buzzword within the cancer community. But while some people with cancer have found CBD to be helpful in managing side effects, research does not yet support CBD’s use for cancer treatment. Here, find out what CBD is, how it is being studied in people with cancer, and whether it is safe, effective, and legal. Read More >>
February 27, 2020 · Wendy G. Lichtenthal, PhD, FT
Clinical psychologist Dr. Wendy Lichtenthal describes how you can experience multiple truths when you or a loved one has cancer, including both grief and joy. Read More >>
October 30, 2019 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
Results from the 2019 National Cancer Opinion Survey underscore the need for trustworthy information about cancer prevention, end-of-life care, and e-cigarettes. Read More >>

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