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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
November 1, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Let's Do Better to Meet the Needs of Cancer Caregivers

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November is National Family Caregivers Month. In this blog post, Dr. Schapira writes about our need to do more than just recognizing cancer caregivers. They need to be supported and fully engaged in the treatment plan.

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September 20, 2016
Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH

Do You Know Everything You Can About Palliative Care?

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We know that filling the gaps in knowledge about palliative care is important to delivering high-quality cancer care. Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH, have developed a massive open online course (MOOC) to help educate health care professionals and patients about palliative care.

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May 31, 2016
Aziza Nassar, MD, FCAP

Biopsy: 5 Things Every Patient Should Know

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Biopsies are central to the diagnosis of many cancers. Pathologist Aziza Nassar, MD, sheds light on some things people should understand about biopsy.

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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
January 7, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Communication Is Teamwork

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Dr. Schapira discusses how communication between patients and doctors is essential for effective teamwork in the treatment of cancer.

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March 17, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Pathologists

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Pathologists play an essential role in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In this interview, Carey August, MD, and Chanjuan Shi, MD, PhD, discuss what they do on a daily basis to help care for people with cancer.

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Spotlight On: Marriage and Family Therapists in Cancer Care
January 22, 2015

Spotlight On: Marriage and Family Therapists in Cancer Care

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Counseling helps many patients and families cope with the emotional challenges of cancer and minimize the negative effects it can have on their relationships. In this interview, June C. Foss, LMFT, and Cheyenne Corbett, PhD, LMFT, discuss the benefits of therapy and how to access these services.

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