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April 18, 2019
Monica Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO

ASCO in the Community: Raising Children and Staying Positive While Living With Chronic Cancer

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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.

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March 26, 2019
Marcia Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD

ASCO in the Community: How Community and Collaboration Fill the Gaps in Cancer Care in Puerto Rico

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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.

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December 18, 2018
Eduardo Miranda, MD, FACP

ASCO in the Community: Understanding the Cancer Experience in a Texas-Mexico Border Town

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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.

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From the Editor's Desk
December 13, 2018
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

How Symptom Tracking Makes Cancer Care Better

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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.

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December 6, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: A Doctor and a Pastor Talk About Cancer, Death, Hope, and Faith

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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. The second of these town halls was held in Sudbury, Massachusetts. In this podcast, Dr. Colin Weekes and Pastor Joel Guillemette describe the town hall and what they learned from the conversation about the role of hope and how people cope with fear of mortality.
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