ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and providers think and need. The first of these town halls was held in Marietta, Ohio. In this post, Dr. Electra Paskett and Dr. Colin Weekes describe some of the lessons that were taken home from this question-and-answer session.
Cultural and language barriers can make it hard for older Hispanic adults in the United States to get quality cancer care. Learn what conversations between patients, families, and health care providers can help ensure the best possible treatment and support.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Timothy Gilligan and survivor and advocate Liz Salmi talk about ways patients and doctors can work together to improve communication during cancer care.
Case managers play an important role in making sure patients’ needs are met. They also help bridge communication between the health care team and the person with cancer.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about what it means to face a lifetime of cancer treatment and shares some tips on how to ease that journey.
It’s normal to feel sad sometimes when you’re facing cancer. But if that feeling won’t go away, you may be experiencing depression. Learn what the signs are and how you can get help.
"I know too much. I don't know enough." Dr. Stephanie L. Graff interviews Dr. Kelly Shanahan, an OB/GYN living with metastatic breast cancer, about what it is like being a patient who is also a doctor.
Cancer survivor Brittany Sullivan shares 4 tips on explaining your cancer diagnosis and treatment.
The 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research will address key issues in promoting well-being in people who have finished active cancer treatment, covering topics such as exercise, follow-up care in young adult survivors, and better support for sexual problems.