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.
Anne Katz is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a certified sexuality counselor. In this post, she reflects on the emotional toll counseling young couples dealing with cancer can take.
Social media offers a unique opportunity to engage doctors, researchers, fellow advocates, survivors, and the public. But jumping into social media can sometimes seem daunting. Because of this, we’ve created a cheat sheet with practical tips for getting started.
Dr. Nathan Pennell and Dr. Michael Thompson discuss the ways that social media has evolved and how they are using it to talk about cancer.
In this month’s blog, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on the value of family caregivers and the common challenges they face.