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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
May 10, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

What Is the Patient’s Role in Cancer Research?

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As the ASCO Annual Meeting approaches, Dr. Schapira discusses the benefits and risks of clinical trials and the role patients can have in the future of cancer research.

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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
March 3, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

When Is It Time for a Second Opinion?

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Second opinions can save lives, especially when it comes to cancer. Dr. Schapira covers the ins and outs of second (and third and fourth) opinions.

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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
February 2, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

In the Driver’s Seat

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World Cancer Day is this week. In recognition of this day, Dr. Schapira describes 4 ways that patients can put themselves in the driver’s seat of their cancer care.

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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
January 7, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Communication Is Teamwork

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Dr. Schapira discusses how communication between patients and doctors is essential for effective teamwork in the treatment of cancer.

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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
December 3, 2015
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Every Step of the Way

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Dr. Schapira talks about the transition from person with cancer to survivor and considerations for appropriate medical care after cancer.

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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
October 6, 2015
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Living with Uncertainty

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Dr. Schapira reflects on how many people find strength and encouragement while living with cancer.

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