July 6, 2023 Karina Senyase Zamarripa Martinez, MD
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Karina Senyase Zamarripa Martinez describes what cancer is like for children in Mexico, including what drew her to pediatric oncology, the challenges patients face in receiving timely care, and local resources available for support. Read More
July 5, 2023 Jennifer Jacky, MSN, ARNP, and Cristina P. Rodriguez, MD
In this post, nurse practitioner Jennifer Jacky and Dr. Cristina Rodriguez discuss what people with cancer should know about taking opioids for cancer-related pain, including why opioids might be recommended and common concerns people have around taking opioids. Read More
June 30, 2023 Manali I. Patel, MD, MPH, MS, and Ana Velázquez Mañana, MD, MSc
La Dra. Manali Patel y la Dra. Ana Velázquez Mañana analizan lo que las personas con cáncer deben saber sobre la escasez de medicamentos, incluido por qué ocurren, cómo pueden afectar la atención del cáncer y cómo trabajar con el equipo de atención médica si un medicamento que está recibiendo está en escasez. Read More
June 29, 2023 Jyoti Patel, MD, FASCO
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses what people with cancer should know about patient-reported outcomes (PROs), including what they are and the important role they play in delivering high-quality cancer care. Read More
June 27, 2023 Allison Moskowitz Duggan, LCSW
Oncology social worker Allison Moskowitz Duggan shares what people diagnosed with cancer should know about taking long-term medication, including how to cope with the emotional and practical challenges and where to find support. Read More