Topics and News in Cancer Care

June 30, 2023
Manali I. Patel, MD, MPH, MS, and Ana Velázquez Mañana, MD, MSc

¿Qué es la escasez de medicamentos y cómo puede afectar a la atención de las personas con cáncer?

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La Dra. Manali Patel y la Dra. Ana Velázquez Mañana analizan lo que las personas con cáncer deben saber sobre la escasez de medicamentos, incluido por qué ocurren, cómo pueden afectar la atención del cáncer y cómo trabajar con el equipo de atención médica si un medicamento que está recibiendo está en escasez.

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June 23, 2023
Manali I. Patel, MD, MPH, MS, and Ana Velázquez Mañana, MD, MSc

What Are Drug Shortages and How Can They Impact Care for People With Cancer?

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Dr. Manali Patel and Dr. Ana Velázquez Mañana discuss what people with cancer should know about drug shortages, including why they happen, how they can impact cancer care, and how to work with the health care team if a drug you are receiving is in shortage.

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June 8, 2023
Jazmin Servin, MD

Cancer in My Community: Caring for Children With Cancer in Paraguay

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In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Jazmin Servin discusses what childhood cancer is like in Paraguay, including why she chose a career in pediatric oncology, the barriers that exist to caring for children with cancer in Paraguay, and how families can get support.

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May 30, 2023
Jyoti Patel, MD, FASCO

What is De-escalation Treatment in Cancer Research?

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In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses why more cancer research is being done about de-escalation treatment, including how these types of studies help doctors personalize treatment plans for each patient.

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May 23, 2023
Vahur Valvere, MD, PhD

Cancer in My Community: Encouraging Cancer Screening in Estonia

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In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Vahur Valvere describes what cancer is like in Estonia, including which cancers are most common, the importance of screening in the country, and local resources available for support.

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