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ASCO Educational Book Podcast Series
September 22, 2015
Edward S. Kim, MD, FACP, shares new approaches to molecular medicine that are helping doctors to better treat patients with cancer. Read More
September 15, 2015 Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, and Elaine M. Doroff
For people with metastatic cancer, some aspects of life may be forgotten or considered unimportant. According to Dr. Dizon, this is especially the case with sexuality. In this post, Dr. Dizon shares the story of his patient, Elaine, and how she has dealt with the sexual side effects of breast cancer treatment. Read More
September 10, 2015 Vinita Mathew, MD, FAAPMR
When Vinita Mathew was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she had to figure out what to tell her sons. They were 5 and 18 months old at the time. In this guest post, she discusses ways to help a child understand cancer based on what she learned from her own experiences, as well as from other survivors and health care professionals. Read More
ASCO Educational Book Podcast Series
September 8, 2015 Cat Snyder, ASCO staff
In this podcast, Leslie R. Schover, PhD, discusses the sexual concerns that often come with hormone therapy for prostate cancer. Read More
From the Editor's Desk
September 3, 2015 Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO
Talking about topics like the possibility of a recurrence or end-of-life care is often postponed because it is uncomfortable for both the patient and the doctor. Dr. Schapira shares why having these difficult conversations early and often is so important, and what they can bring to people with cancer and their families. Read More

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