decision making

May 31, 2016
Aziza Nassar, MD, FCAP

Biopsy: 5 Things Every Patient Should Know

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Biopsies are central to the diagnosis of many cancers. Pathologist Aziza Nassar, MD, sheds light on some things people should understand about biopsy.

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From the Editor's Desk
May 10, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

What Is the Patient’s Role in Cancer Research?

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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.

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Libby Boatwright, D.Min, BCC
April 5, 2016
Libby Boatwright, D.Min, BCC

What Is the Role of a Chaplain in Cancer Care?

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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.

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From the Editor's Desk
March 3, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

When Is It Time for a Second Opinion?

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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.

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From the Editor's Desk
February 2, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

In the Driver’s Seat

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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.

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October 29, 2015
Jennifer Titche, as told to Jo Cavallo

Building and Adjusting to My Life After Cancer

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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.

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October 20, 2015
Susan L. Cohn, MD

A Selfless Act

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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.

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