Biopsies are central to the diagnosis of many cancers. Pathologist Aziza Nassar, MD, sheds light on some things people should understand about biopsy.
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.
Dr. Schapira reflects on costs in cancer treatment and how financial hardship is something that must be considered in the treatment plan.
Spirituality plays a key role in how many people face a cancer diagnosis. Chaplain Libby Boatwright discusses the role of a chaplain on a palliative care team.
State of Cancer Care in America: 2016 Report Finds Unprecedented Opportunity Amid Profound Turbulence
Cancer care and treatment are developing quickly but face many obstacles. ASCO President Julie Vose, MD, comments on ASCO’s third annual State of Cancer Care in America report.
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.
Once you have finished cancer treatment, it is impossible to reconstruct the exact life you had prior to diagnosis. Jennifer Titche talks about the challenges she faces as a young breast cancer survivor and how she is building a life with new goals.
Susan Cohn, MD, shares a personal story about the courage of parents who enrolled their child in a clinical trial for a drug that is now approved to treat neuroblastoma.