The use of technology to deliver health care services can help patients who can’t visit their doctors in person. Known as “telehealth,” this way for doctors to communicate with patients has already helped improve the lives of patients with cancer.
Cancer.Net has completed a years-long effort to ensure that its content can be accessed by all users. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses some of these changes and why they are important.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses peer support and how it can help patients and their caregivers manage the challenges that cancer brings.
May is Oncology Nursing Month. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about the key roles that oncology nurses fill on the cancer care team.
Genetic testing can identify inherited risks for some types of cancer. The results of these tests affect both you and your family. Here are some things to think about when sharing genetic test results.
Hearing the doctor say “cancer” can change everything. Prateek Mendiratta, MD, discusses the 8 questions he wants his patients to ask before they leave the oncologist’s office.
Sanford Jeames is a research advocate and a patient advocate. In this Voices on Cancer post, he describes the critical roles he plays to help researchers, clinicians, and communities understand the human impact of cancer.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Drs. Michael Fisch, Melissa Accordino, and Arlene Chung discuss how social media, electronic health records, and wearable technology can improve cancer care for patients.
Advocate Marcia Donziger describes how a cancer diagnosis changed everything and led her to a career in patient advocacy.
Is that medical “breakthrough” for real? Use these 8 questions to figure out if the latest cancer-related news is important, accurate, and relevant to you.