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myths vs facts
March 31, 2015 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Misinformation about cancer is everywhere on the Internet. So how can you know what’s scientifically accurate when some of these myths may sound perfectly plausible? Read More
March 26, 2015 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Cancer and its treatment may cause physical changes that affect how you see yourself. In this video post, young adult cancer survivors talk about how they dealt with the body changes caused by cancer. Two ASCO experts also discuss ways to cope with physical side effects. Read More
March 24, 2015 Lizzy Van Tromp
Lizzy Van Tromp was four weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. Although her surgeon advised her to terminate, she continued with her treatment and her pregnancy. Read More
March 19, 2015 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Last February, Amber’s aunt died of breast cancer. Her cousin was 10 weeks pregnant at the time. In this post, she reflects on how a new beginning has helped her family cope with a difficult ending. Read More
March 17, 2015 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Pathologists play an essential role in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In this interview, Carey August, MD, and Chanjuan Shi, MD, PhD, discuss what they do on a daily basis to help care for people with cancer. Read More

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