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Oncology Briefs: Research from the ASCO Educational Book
October 27, 2017
Sana Al Sukhun, MD, MSc; Gilberto Lopes, MD, MBA, FAMS; Mary Gospodarowicz, MD, FRCPC, FRCR(Hon); Ophira Ginsburg, MD, MSc, FRCPC; and Peter Paul Yu, MD, FACP, FASCO

Preventing and Treating Cancer in the Developing World

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In this blog post based on an article originally published in the ASCO Educational Book, doctors discuss the challenges of cancer control in low- and middle-income countries.

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October 12, 2017
Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Donating Biospecimens for Cancer Research: An Expert FAQ

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Did you know that scientists can use samples from our bodies to learn more about cancer and how to treat it? These samples are called biospecimens, and people can donate them to help make progress in cancer research regardless of whether they have cancer.

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September 26, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Ketogenic Diet and Brain Tumors: What You Need to Know

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In this podcast, dietitian Annette Goldberg and neuro-oncologist Roy Strowd discuss the history of the ketogenic diet, how it is being studied to treat brain tumors, and whether it is safe.

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Oncology Briefs: Research from the ASCO Educational Book
August 30, 2017
Merry Jennifer Markham, MD; Danielle Gentile, PhD; and David L. Graham, MD, FASCO

Cancer and Social Media: How Can We Use It to Improve Care?

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Social media can help oncologists share valuable research to improve how they treat patients. Patients can also use social media to improve their own care.

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Oncology Briefs; Research from the ASCO Educational Book
August 9, 2017

Can Telehealth Make Patient Care Better?

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The use of technology to deliver health care services can help patients who can’t visit their doctors in person. Known as “telehealth,” this way for doctors to communicate with patients has already helped improve the lives of patients with cancer.

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August 8, 2017
Emily Goodman

Spotlight On: Patient Educators

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Patient educators answer questions about cancer, treatment, and side effects. This prepares patients and family members to make educated health care decisions.

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July 27, 2017
Emily Goodman

Spotlight On: Music Therapists

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Music therapists provide personalized music-based interventions to address patients’ physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and social needs.

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