Dr. Anghel Adrian Udrea describes cancer care barriers in Romania and why he chose to start his own cancer center.
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Journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama wasn’t expecting to hear she had cancer again -- and it was a different type than her first diagnosis. Here’s how she learned to cope with her secondary cancer diagnosis and prepare for treatment.
Getting a bone scan? Here’s what to know about how the test works and why it’s an important tool in detecting cancer.
Dr. Glenn Lesser describes what people need to know about cancerous brain tumors in adults, including symptoms, treatment, and side effects.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira talks about the challenges of when it’s time for cancer survivors to say goodbye to their oncologists.
2018-2019 ASCO President Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO, describes how visiting and talking with people with cancer and providers across the United States highlights the importance of access to cancer care.
ASCO in the Community: Listening and Learning From the Experience of a Public Hospital in Queens, NY
In March, Dr. Monica Bertagnolli visited Queens, NY, to learn about cancer care there. Dr. Margaret Kemeny writes about what delivering cancer care is like in a community that is both ethnically and socioeconomically diverse.
San Juan and Caguas, Puerto Rico, were recent stops in ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s “ASCO in the Community” tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa shares some insight into what delivering cancer care is like in Puerto Rico, especially after Hurricane Maria.
Laredo, Texas, was ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s latest stop in her ASCO in the Community tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Local medical oncologist Dr. Eduardo Miranda shares what patients, caregivers, and health care providers in his community had to say.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses the role of tracking and reporting side effects in high-quality care, including advances in patient-reported outcomes or PROs.