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November 18, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Medical Interpreters in Cancer Care

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Language can sometimes be a barrier to high-quality cancer care. In this interview, medical interpreters for the Inova Health System describe the important role language services play in the care of people with cancer who don’t speak English as their first language.

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October 16, 2014

Spotlight On: Child Life Specialists in Oncology

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Child life specialists help children understand what will happen in the hospital and help families cope with a cancer diagnosis and treatment. In this interview, Carolyn Schneiders Fung, CCLS, and Molly Spragins, CCLS, describe the important role child life specialists play in the care of children with cancer.

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September 23, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Physical Therapists in Oncology

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Physical therapists evaluate nerve, muscle, and fitness problems that make it difficult for a person to function well on a daily basis. Sharlynn Tuohy, PT, DPT, MBA, and Jean Kotkiewicz, PT, DPT, CLT, discuss the role physical therapists play in the care of people with cancer.

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August 28, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Building a Relationship With Your Cancer Care Team

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Developing a strong relationship with your doctor and other health care professionals takes open, honest communication—on both sides. Get an inside perspective on navigating the potential challenges of talking with your health care team.

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June 10, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Oncology Pharmacists – Part I, a Q&A

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Oncology pharmacists are experts in the medications used to treat cancer, as well as the medications used to manage symptoms and side effects. Learn more about the role oncology pharmacists play in the cancer care team from a group of experts.

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May 8, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Oncology Nurses – Part II, a Podcast

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Hear the inside perspective on oncology nursing from the experts themselves! Cindi Cantril, RN, OCN, MPH, and Mary Magee Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP, BC, AOCN®, FAAN, discuss the role of nurses on the cancer care team.

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May 6, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Oncology Nurses – Part I, a Q&A

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Oncology nurses work in all areas of cancer care and play a number of important roles. A panel of oncology nursing experts from a variety of specialties discusses how they help people living with cancer and their families from diagnosis and treatment to survivorship and end-of-life care.

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April 10, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Oncology Social Workers – Part II, a Podcast

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Today’s podcast focuses on the way oncology social workers contribute to holistic care. Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, share about their unique role in the cancer care team.

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April 8, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Oncology Social Workers – Part I, a Q&A

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Oncology social workers provide support to patients, families, and caregivers who are dealing with cancer. Learn more about the role oncology social workers play in the cancer care team from Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C.

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