Many people diagnosed with cancer have to take medications for years or indefinitely as part of their cancer treatment plan. Here, learn why long-term cancer medication might be prescribed for you and find 7 tips for managing the practical aspects of taking long-term medication.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the benefits of using a patient portal during cancer and how people with cancer and survivors can use their patient portal more effectively.
Health insurance for cancer treatment can be less overwhelming by taking some simple steps.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on how loved ones can contribute to the cancer experience in a fulfilling and effective way.
Case managers play an important role in making sure patients’ needs are met. They also help bridge communication between the health care team and the person with cancer.
A financial power of attorney is a legal document that allows a patient to appoint someone to help them out with certain activities, like speaking with insurance companies, managing finances, and communicating with government agencies.
People with cancer have to keep track of lots of financial paperwork. Having a plan in place to stay organized and find help can reduce the stress.
Find out what electronic medical records are and why health care providers are using them to track patient care.
A little extra planning can make traveling with cancer a lot easier. Check these items off your to-do list before leaving home so you can have a safer and less stressful trip.
Progress continues in how cancer care is delivered, but there are still obstacles, including issues in patients’ access to care, costs of care, and administrative burden. The fourth annual ASCO State of Cancer Care in America report highlights where cancer care stands in 2017.