Research highlights from the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium address computers in exam rooms, doctor and patient views of prognosis and cure, having patients and caregivers practice yoga together, and resilience training in adolescents and young adults.
People with cancer have to keep track of lots of financial paperwork. Having a plan in place to stay organized and find help can reduce the stress.
Find out what electronic medical records are and why health care providers are using them to track patient care.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira reflects on the mutual trust and respect that can develop between oncologists and their patients.
Social media can help oncologists share valuable research to improve how they treat patients. Patients can also use social media to improve their own care.
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.