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July 23, 2015 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Many people hear the words “palliative care” and think “hospice.” However, palliative care is not the same thing as hospice care. Learn more about how palliative care provides support and relief to people with cancer from ASCO experts and a cancer survivor. Read More >>
June 2, 2015 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Two out of three people now live at least five years after being diagnosed with cancer, but there is still more to be done. Researchers at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting showed how new treatment options can continue to improve and lengthen the lives of people with both rare and common cancers. Read More >>
April 30, 2015 · Desirée Walker
After treatment for breast cancer and a recurrence, Desirée Walker realized life would never be the same. In this guest post, she shares what her “new normal” has become. Read More >>
5 things to know about herbs, supplements, and cancer Cancer.Net/Blog
April 16, 2015 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
People with cancer often take dietary and herbal products to boost health, improve nutrition, or reduce treatment side effects. However, these products are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration like drugs and may interact with standard cancer treatments. Read More >>
April 7, 2015 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Some cancer treatments may cause infertility, but there are things you can do to preserve your ability to have children. Dr. Kutluk Oktay, a fertility preservation specialist, explains why discussing fertility with your doctor is so important and gives tips for starting these conversations. Read More >>

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