At the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, Vice President Joe Biden talked about the Moonshot Initiative and what the future of cancer research offers.
Dr. Schapira puts the ASCO Annual Meeting in context for people with cancer and their families.
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.
Dr. Schapira reflects on costs in cancer treatment and how financial hardship is something that must be considered in the treatment plan.
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.
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.
Dr. Schapira discusses how communication between patients and doctors is essential for effective teamwork in the treatment of cancer.
Dr. Schapira talks about the transition from person with cancer to survivor and considerations for appropriate medical care after cancer.
In this month’s blog, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on the value of family caregivers and the common challenges they face.
Dr. Schapira reflects on how many people find strength and encouragement while living with cancer.