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October 23, 2014 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Although up to 95% of cancer-related pain can be successfully managed, not all people with cancer benefit from pain-relief strategies because they don’t talk with their health care team. Dr. Robert Twillman, a pain management specialist, explains why discussing pain is so important and gives tips for making the most of these conversations. Read More
October 16, 2014
Child life specialists help children understand what will happen in the hospital and help families cope with a cancer diagnosis and treatment. In this interview, Carolyn Schneiders Fung, CCLS, and Molly Spragins, CCLS, describe the important role child life specialists play in the care of children with cancer. Read More
Jyoti D. Patel, MD, FASCO
October 9, 2014 Jyoti Patel, MD, FASCO
This weekend, Dr. Jyoti Patel will be running the Chicago Marathon to celebrate all of those with advanced lung cancer who are here “10 years strong.” During her long training runs, Dr. Patel has been able to reflect on her patients and look forward to the next great advances in lung cancer prevention and treatment. Read More
October 2, 2014 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
People living with cancer and cancer survivors are more likely to get sicker from the flu and develop complications, making a yearly flu shot especially important, even for family members, friends, and caregivers. Read More
September 30, 2014 Lori Piggott, as told to Jo Cavello
In this ASCO Post article, Lori Piggott describes the lessons she has learned while dealing with three cancers over three decades. Read More

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