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.
World Cancer Day is this week. In recognition of this day, Dr. Schapira describes 4 ways that patients can put themselves in the driver’s seat of their cancer care.
In this video, Jyoti Patel, MD, discusses the common side effects that come with chemotherapy and some practical advice for talking with your health care team.
Dr. Schapira discusses how communication between patients and doctors is essential for effective teamwork in the treatment of cancer.