In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Karen Winkfield describes the health disparities that affect Black people with cancer and what solutions exist to improve health equity.
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Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO, the founding Editor in Chief of Cancer.Net, reflects on the 20th anniversary of ASCO’s patient information website, including the original goals of starting the website and how it has evolved to meet the needs of people with cancer, survivors, and their loved ones.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the importance of the reignited Cancer Moonshot program, including how the initiative has already helped improve cancer care and what the initiative’s new goals mean for the future.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Tonia Onyeka discusses what the cancer experience is like in Nigeria, including how people with cancer access care, how pain management has become more common in the country, and resources available to help people with cancer in Nigeria.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Drs. Mastura Md Yusof and Wan Zamaniah Wan Ishak discuss what cancer is like in Malaysia, including the increase in cases in recent years and the measures being taken to reduce cancer throughout the country and improve access to care.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the significance of World Cancer Day, its new theme for 2022 through 2024, and the importance of working toward health equity across the globe.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Cancer Society: Working Together to Make Cancer Information Accessible to All
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have launched a collaboration to make expert-approved cancer information more easily accessible. Here, learn what this collaboration looks like and where you can find trusted resources from both organizations on ASCO’s Cancer.Net and ACS’s Cancer.org.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Diah Martina describes what cancer care is like in Indonesia, including the prevalence of advanced cancer in the country and how the government is working to improve access to cancer care, including palliative care.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the disparities that exist in cancer clinical trials and how cancer care providers are working to address the barriers to participation in clinical trials for minority populations.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Melvin Chua shares what cancer is like in Singapore, including the advancements in cancer care that have been made in the last decade in the country and how people in Singapore receive treatment.