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May 29, 2015 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Immunotherapy is one of the hottest topics in cancer research. This year, focus at the ASCO Annual Meeting has been on a type of immunotherapy called PD-1 inhibitors. Learn how these drugs may help improve the treatment of head and neck, liver, and lung cancers. Read More
May 21, 2015 Maria Garcia-Jimenez, MS
Algunos sobrevivientes de cáncer se preguntan cómo empezar una rutina regular de ejercicio. ¿Cuáles son los beneficios? ¿Hay riesgos después del tratamiento? Maria Garcia-Jimenez, MS, ha compilado las recomendaciones y la evidencia. Read More
Rick Boulay, MD
May 19, 2015 Rick Boulay, MD
Hearing the word cancer is one of people’s biggest fears. In this guest post, Dr. Rick Boulay challenges everything you thought you knew about cancer and shares how he found hope after his wife was diagnosed with leukemia. Read More
May 12, 2015 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
From May 29 to June 2, 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world will meet to discuss the latest in cancer research. Find out how this knowledge will create better ways of caring for people with cancer in the future. Read More
May 7, 2015 Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO
Since the 1970s, we have been involved in a war against cancer. But how do military metaphors and battle imagery affect people who are trying to cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis? Longtime patient advocate Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO, explores common language used to describe cancer and its treatment. Read More

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