In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira talks about the power that the word "cancer" has and how it can influence important decisions about treatment plans.
ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and health care providers think and need. In this interview, she talks to one of her patients and his wife and caregiver about what they’ve learned after 12 years of living with chronic cancer.
San Juan and Caguas, Puerto Rico, were recent stops in ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s “ASCO in the Community” tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa shares some insight into what delivering cancer care is like in Puerto Rico, especially after Hurricane Maria.
If you’ve been diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer, learning about your disease and its treatment can help you make well-informed decisions and regain a sense of control.
Laredo, Texas, was ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s latest stop in her ASCO in the Community tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Local medical oncologist Dr. Eduardo Miranda shares what patients, caregivers, and health care providers in his community had to say.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses the role of tracking and reporting side effects in high-quality care, including advances in patient-reported outcomes or PROs.