In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Don Dizon and Scout from the National LGBT Cancer Network discuss the unique challenges LGBTQ+ people with cancer face and why their inclusion in cancer care and data is so important.
Improving Care for Underserved People With Cancer and Evaluating Delays in Receiving Cancer Medications: Research from the 2021 Quality Care Symposium
Read research highlights from the 2021 Quality Care Symposium, including a study on improving care for underserved people with cancer and a study investigating what causes delays in patients receiving their cancer medications.
In this podcast, Drs. Eliza Park and Paula Rauch discuss how a parent with metastatic cancer can talk with their children about their prognosis, including the challenges of having this discussion and ways to navigate the conversation with children of different ages.
Stanley Clark shares what it was like being involved in his aunt’s hospice care plan after her diagnosis of advanced cancer, including how he became involved, how it helped his aunt at the end of her life, and what other caregivers should know.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the importance of the words you use when talking to or about people with cancer and what to keep in mind when discussing cancer.
Dr. Chasity Burrows Walters discusses the difficulties that can come with sharing your sexual orientation and gender identity with your cancer care team, how bringing this conversation up with your provider can benefit your care, and how to navigate the discussion.
In this podcast, Dr. Karen Winkfield explains what the social determinants of health are, how they impact people with cancer, and how addressing these social determinants of health can help improve cancer outcomes.
Dr. Arjun Gupta shares the emotional challenges that can come with appetite loss in someone with cancer and how caregivers can best support a loved one who is experiencing this side effect.
In Dr. Jyoti Patel’s first "From the Editor in Chief" post, she discusses what got her interested in caring for people with cancer, how she’s seen Cancer.Net evolve over the years, and what her goals are for the future of the site.
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.