Dr. Sean Smith discusses what to know about exercising after a mastectomy, including how this type of surgery can impact nearby muscles, what to consider before starting exercise after a mastectomy, and what types of exercise are most helpful.
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Dr. Manali I. Patel discusses what people with cancer should know about getting access to advances presented at scientific meetings, including questions to ask your health care team, why access to new advances may not be available right away, and how to get involved with cancer research.
Cancer survivor Diane Mapes shares how recent changes to U.S. law means quicker delivery of test results for people diagnosed with cancer, why this direct access to medical reports can cause a different kind of “scanxiety,” and how to cope with uncertainty until you hear from your doctor.
In this podcast, Dr. Maryam Lustberg discusses 3 themes from the 2022 Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) Annual Meeting, including insights on disparities in access to supportive care, the impacts of COVID-19 on the delivery of supportive care, and clinician burnout.
Reflecting on COVID-19 and the Importance of Providing Information to People With Cancer: An Expert’s Perspective
In this podcast, ASCO Chief Medical Officer Dr. Julie Gralow interviews Associate Editor Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham about her work with Cancer.Net to create information for people with cancer throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, how the pandemic changed her perspective, and where she sees the pandemic response headed.
Bringing the Cancer Community Back Together at ASCO Annual Meeting: Why It’s So Important for Cancer Care
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the return of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in person and online, and why bringing oncology professionals, researchers, advocates, and people with cancer back together is so important for cancer care.
In this podcast, Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt and Dr. Scott Tagawa discuss clinical practice guidelines, including what they are, how they’re developed, and how they can impact care for people with cancer.
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.
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.