Oncologists take many factors into consideration when making treatment plan recommendations for people with cancer. Here, learn what key factors and tools are used when making treatment plan decisions.
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Breast cancer survivor Tracy Tyner shares why she chose a mastectomy with a flat closure following her breast cancer diagnosis and how doing her own research and collaborating with her surgeon helped lead to a successful outcome.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Diah Martina describes what cancer care is like in Indonesia, including the prevalence of advanced cancer in the country and how the government is working to improve access to cancer care, including palliative care.
Stage IV lung cancer survivor Frank Sierawski shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer at age 35 and how he learned to cope with the diagnosis by living in the moment.
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Mark Lewis talks with breast cancer survivor Brenda Brody about the importance of building a support community during cancer and how it helped her cope with her diagnosis.
In this “Spotlight On” post, Dr. Alix Sleight describes the role of occupational therapists on the cancer care team, including how they help people with cancer and how to make the most of your visits with your occupational therapist.
Cancer survivor Bethany Hart describes the emotions and decisions that followed her cancer diagnosis, including how she managed making important choices about her care and her advice for people with cancer trying to do the same.
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Don Dizon and Scout from the National LGBT Cancer Network discuss the unique challenges LGBTQ+ people with cancer face and why their inclusion in cancer care and data is so important.
Improving Care for Underserved People With Cancer and Evaluating Delays in Receiving Cancer Medications: Research from the 2021 Quality Care Symposium
Read research highlights from the 2021 Quality Care Symposium, including a study on improving care for underserved people with cancer and a study investigating what causes delays in patients receiving their cancer medications.
Dr. Chasity Burrows Walters discusses the difficulties that can come with sharing your sexual orientation and gender identity with your cancer care team, how bringing this conversation up with your provider can benefit your care, and how to navigate the discussion.