In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel reflects on the 20th anniversary of Cancer.Net and discusses the evolution of ASCO’s patient information website over 20 years, the information Cancer.Net provides today, and why this information is more important than ever before.
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Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO, the founding Editor in Chief of Cancer.Net, reflects on the 20th anniversary of ASCO’s patient information website, including the original goals of starting the website and how it has evolved to meet the needs of people with cancer, survivors, and their loved ones.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the importance of the reignited Cancer Moonshot program, including how the initiative has already helped improve cancer care and what the initiative’s new goals mean for the future.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the significance of World Cancer Day, its new theme for 2022 through 2024, and the importance of working toward health equity across the globe.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, prostate cancer survivor James E. Williams, Jr., shares how his experience with prostate cancer led him to understand the importance of patient advocacy and inspired him to get involved in bringing awareness to the disease.
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.
Survivor Cindy Trice shares how changing the clothes she wore during cancer treatment made her feel more comfortable and dignified and how she’s working to help other people with cancer do the same.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, oncology nurse Claire Thevenot shares what it was like being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and how the diagnosis led her to a full-time career in patient advocacy.
“No Person With Cancer or Survivor Should Ever Feel Alone”: A Patient Advocate’s ASCO Annual Meeting Story
Colon cancer survivor Robert Greene shares how his diagnosis led him to patient advocacy and how attending the ASCO Annual Meeting has helped him feel more involved with the cancer community.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, metastatic breast cancer survivor and patient advocate Julia Maués discusses what inspired her to start a program that brings people with cancer, patient advocates, and researchers together to improve cancer care.