decision making

August 31, 2018 · Electra D. Paskett, PhD, and Colin D. Weekes, MD, PhD
ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and providers think and need. The first of these town halls was held in Marietta, Ohio. In this post, Dr. Electra Paskett and Dr. Colin Weekes describe some of the lessons that were taken home from this question-and-answer session. Read More >>
August 21, 2018 · Richard Lin, MD, PhD
A bone marrow/stem cell transplant is an effective treatment option for several cancers, even when the patient is older. Read how you and your doctor can determine if the treatment is right for you. Read More >>
August 9, 2018 · Tori Brunetti, ASCO intern
Case managers play an important role in making sure patients’ needs are met. They also help bridge communication between the health care team and the person with cancer. Read More >>
July 25, 2018 · Loriana Hernandez-Aldama
After being diagnosed with cancer, journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama learned that living a healthy lifestyle before treatment begins can help you cope with and manage the challenges to come. This practice of preparing yourself for cancer treatment is sometimes called prehabilitation. Read More >>
July 10, 2018 · Shilpa Gupta, MD
Dr. Shilpa Gupta describes the basics of cancer clinical trials, including the possible risks and benefits that they offer. Read More >>

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