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.
Did you know that young adults especially struggle with the financial burdens of cancer care? Samantha Watson and Michelle Landwehr of The Samfund write about the challenges young adults face and what they can do about it.
Sharing your cancer story is a deeply personal choice. Here are some tips to help you decide.
As the ASCO Annual Meeting approaches, Dr. Schapira discusses the benefits and risks of clinical trials and the role patients can have in the future of cancer research.
What is the role of palliative care in cancer treatment? Cancer.Net Associate Editor Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, gives insight on how this approach is used in cancer care.
Second opinions can save lives, especially when it comes to cancer. Dr. Schapira covers the ins and outs of second (and third and fourth) opinions.