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.
An animal-assisted therapy team consists of a person called a handler and a therapy dog, both trained to provide healing interactions with patients.
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.
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.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Ryan Nipp discusses when and why extended treatment is needed for some people diagnosed with cancer.
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.
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Ezra Cohen, MD, FRCPC, discusses some of the key themes that arose at the 2017 3rd World Congress on Thyroid Cancer.
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.
Patient educators answer questions about cancer, treatment, and side effects. This prepares patients and family members to make educated health care decisions.
Music therapists provide personalized music-based interventions to address patients’ physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and social needs.