treatment

December 16, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Expert Podcast: Phase I Clinical Trials

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In this podcast, Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, explains the recent ASCO statement on phase I clinical trials and why these studies are important treatment options to discuss with your doctor.

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scan-xiety (noun) : the anxiety associated with cancer-detecting scans
December 2, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Expert Podcast: Coping with “Scanxiety”

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Sometimes, anxiety comes with getting cancer scans, often called “scanxiety.” In a podcast, Dr. Lidia Schapira shares advice for managing the stress that comes along with needing multiple scans.

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October 28, 2014
Dawn Gill, as told to Jo Cavallo

Taking Charge of Your Care

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For Dawn Gill, a diagnosis of advanced pancreatic cancer sent her reeling. However, taking an active role in her care kept her positive and was key to her survival.

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October 23, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Pain Management

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Although up to 95% of cancer-related pain can be successfully managed, not all people with cancer benefit from pain-relief strategies because they don’t talk with their health care team. Dr. Robert Twillman, a pain management specialist, explains why discussing pain is so important and gives tips for making the most of these conversations.

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September 11, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Talking With Your Doctor About Breast Surgery Options

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For early-stage breast cancer, doctors generally recommend surgery to remove the tumor. But choosing between a lumpectomy and mastectomy can sometimes be difficult. Deanna Attai, MD, FACS, a breast cancer surgeon, provides information and advice to help women talk with their doctors about this decision.

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August 26, 2014
David Nethero

Mentally Mastering Chemotherapy

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Colon cancer survivor David Nethero describes how he used meditation and positive mental imagery to cope with some of the physical side effects of chemotherapy and be present in the moment.

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July 29, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

When You Need to Travel for Cancer Care

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There are so many things to consider before a trip, but what about if you are traveling to receive cancer treatment? Here is some practical advice to help ease your mind and make the transition a bit easier.

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