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December 22, 2022
Kate Ruder

How to Keep Your Loved One With Cancer Safe From Infection During a Visit

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People with cancer are often immunocompromised as a result of cancer and its treatments. This could put them at greater risk for infection, so it’s important to prevent the spread of germs during a visit. Here, find practical guidance on what you can do to keep your loved one safe during a visit.

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July 26, 2022
Paula Rauch, MD

How to Talk to Your Kids About Ways to Prevent Cancer

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Dr. Paula Rauch discusses why it’s so important for parents to start talking with their kids about taking steps to prevent cancer as early as possible and shares helpful ways to begin these conversations around sun safety, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, not smoking, and living a healthy lifestyle.

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July 14, 2022
Karen Kratenstein

What to Say to Someone With Cancer: A Patient Perspective

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Breast cancer survivor Karen Kratenstein shares helpful tips on what to say when talking with and supporting a loved one with cancer, as well as how other people with cancer can ask for the support they need.

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May 24, 2022
ASCO Staff

What to Know About At-Home DNA Tests for Detecting Cancer Risk

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At-home DNA tests have become increasingly popular in recent years. But are they actually helpful for detecting cancer risk? In this post, learn about at-home DNA tests for cancer risk and why it’s always best to get genetic screening done through your health care provider.

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May 11, 2022
Marika Humphreys

How to Stay Connected When Your Partner Has Cancer

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Life coach and cancer caregiver Marika Humphreys describes the challenges to staying connected with your partner during cancer, and how as a caregiver you can help maintain connection with your loved one.

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