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ASCO ® Plenary Series
November 15, 2021 Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
Research from the first ASCO Plenary Series presentation has arrived. Read more about studies on using immunotherapy to treat metastatic melanoma and how technology can be used to find and manage symptoms during cancer treatment. Read More
November 10, 2021 Cordelia Galgut, PhD
Cancer survivor and psychologist Dr. Cordelia Galgut shares the challenges cancer survivors face in feeling like they should always be positive and grateful to have survived, the problems with this way of thinking, and how survivors can cope with a spectrum of emotions. Read More
November 9, 2021 ASCO Staff
Is the idea that sugar causes cancer actually true? Here, learn where this concept comes from, what the science says about the relationship between sugar and cancer, and what people should know about lowering their cancer risk and their sugar intake. Read More
November 4, 2021 Alix Sleight, PhD, OTD, MPH, OTR/L
In this “Spotlight On” post, Dr. Alix Sleight describes the role of occupational therapists on the cancer care team, including how they help people with cancer and how to make the most of your visits with your occupational therapist. Read More
November 1, 2021 Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
In this podcast, Dr. Tian Zhang and Dr. Afreen Shariff discuss the side effects of a type of immunotherapy called an immune checkpoint inhibitor and how people receiving this type of treatment can best monitor themselves for side effects. Read More

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