communication

September 11, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
For early-stage breast cancer, doctors generally recommend surgery to remove the tumor. But choosing between a lumpectomy and mastectomy can sometimes be difficult. Deanna Attai, MD, FACS, a breast cancer surgeon, provides information and advice to help women talk with their doctors about this decision. Read More >>
September 9, 2014 · Julie Longlet, ASCO staff
Anne Katz, RN, PhD, discusses how she helps men and their partners better understand prostate cancer treatment decisions, especially its potential long-term effects on masculinity, self-image, and quality of life. Read More >>
August 28, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Developing a strong relationship with your doctor and other health care professionals takes open, honest communication—on both sides. Get an inside perspective on navigating the potential challenges of talking with your health care team. Read More >>
August 19, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Many kids have been away from school for the summer, but what about if you’ve been away for cancer treatment? Find out what steps you can take to make the return to the classroom a little smoother. Read More >>
August 14, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
After a cancer diagnosis, people often wonder about their treatment and recovery. Ira Byock, MD, shares tips for discussing prognosis with your doctor and explains what this really means. Read More >>

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