ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and providers think and need. The first of these town halls was held in Marietta, Ohio. In this post, Dr. Electra Paskett and Dr. Colin Weekes describe some of the lessons that were taken home from this question-and-answer session.
Cultural and language barriers can make it hard for older Hispanic adults in the United States to get quality cancer care. Learn what conversations between patients, families, and health care providers can help ensure the best possible treatment and support.
Most people are very good at keeping their foods away from potentially harmful bacteria, but here are 2 little-known ways that contamination can still occur.
Losing a loved one to cancer is hard. Learn how Valerie Guild is honoring her daughter’s life by working to save the lives of others through advocacy.
Cancer survivor Brittany Sullivan shares 4 tips on explaining your cancer diagnosis and treatment.
The Your Stories podcast series from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here touch on the many ways that cancer can affect a family.
After androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer, many couples are surprised by the physical and emotional changes that come into their relationship because of a lack of testosterone.
A cancer diagnosis is stressful, and the discussion of the treatment plan starts quickly. But a cancer diagnosis affects everything and involves more than just the treatment plan. Here are 3 things to consider.
School has started. Here’s how to keep your children from bringing germs home along with their homework: teach them how to properly wash their hands.
A cancer diagnosis can affect your ability to have a child in the future. Start thinking about your fertility before treatment starts and how to plan for life after treatment.