Cancer Research News

Videos about the latest advances in cancer care and highlights from ASCO's Annual Meetings


July 10, 2020

Research advocacy is a partnership between researchers and patient advocates and allows the patient experience to inform the process of cancer research. In this video, patient advocate Patty Spears explains how research advocates bring the patient perspective to the forefront.

May 29, 2019

2018-2019 ASCO President, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO, discusses the theme of the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting.

May 28, 2019

Research shows that more than 5% of new cancer occurrences across the globe and 20% of all cancer deaths worldwide are attributed to alcohol. Medical oncologist Dr. Noelle LoConte explains the effect of alcohol on different parts of the body and its link to cancer, and answers what people can do to reduce their personal risk of several types of cancer.

May 8, 2019

Watch this video from ASCO President Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO to learn about why #ASCO2019 is a must-attend conference for patient advocates.

February 23, 2017

Dr. Erica Mayer discusses what is important for patients to know about early stage breast cancer following a diagnosis. Beginning with types of breast cancer, Dr. Mayer guides patients through understanding their treatment plan and health care team, recent advancements in research and treatments, and questions to ask.

January 25, 2017

Dr. Ezra Cohen explains how head and neck cancer is categorized, current treatment options, and the latest research developments in this introductory patient education video. 

October 24, 2016

This patient education video offers an introduction to metastatic breast cancer, which is breast cancer that has spread to another location in the body or comes back in a distant location. This video is led by 3 women diagnosed with this disease, Kim Dowling, Helen Karys, and Paige Sinclair, and by Dr. Lidia Schapira. 

January 26, 2016

Dr. Robert Maki talks about what sarcoma is and the scientific advances in the treatment of different types of sarcoma. In addition, he talks about finding a sarcoma expert.

January 15, 2016

Dr. Susan Chang provides an overview on brain tumors in adults, including the various types, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and current advances.

December 29, 2015

Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt provides an overview on colorectal cancer, including common treatments and recent research.