A cancer diagnosis is stressful, and the discussion of the treatment plan starts quickly. But a cancer diagnosis affects everything and involves more than just the treatment plan. Here are 3 things to consider.
Feeling some distress while living with cancer is normal. But when distress affects your ability to cope with the disease, its treatment, and your daily life, it’s time to ask for help.
More than ever, it’s important to have the conversation with your health care team about the cost of cancer care. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses some people who could help you clarify your financial options.
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.