In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira reflects on the important themes that emerged at the ASCO Annual Meeting.
Lung cancer affects tens of thousands of Americans every year. In this blog post, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Jyoti Patel describes 9 things every person should know about lung cancer.
Ramadan ends with the Eid al-Fitr celebration. Here are some ways to avoid foodborne illness when people with cancer break their fast.
ASCO President Dr. Bruce E. Johnson has gone to the ASCO Annual Meeting for 34 years. In this video, he describes one of the most memorable research presentations he’s seen and how the research presented at this meeting each year changes patients’ lives.
Sarcoma is not just 1 disease but a group of diseases. Dr. Herbert Loong explains the different types of sarcoma, how to seek treatment, and where to find support.
ASCO has released guidelines about cancer care for older adults, and one of the main recommendations is for patients receiving chemotherapy to have a geriatric assessment. In this Cancer.Net podcast, 2 experts that helped create these guidelines discuss what a geriatric assessment is and what it means for older adults with cancer.
People who have HIV are at a higher risk for developing some cancers. Dr. Ramya Ramaswami shares what you need to know about cancer prevention and treatment if you’re living with the virus.
Cancer staging describes the extent of a cancer’s growth or spread. Read about the new staging information recently released for many cancer types and why knowing your stage matters.
Dr. Kathryn Gold provides an overview of head and neck cancers, including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and side effects.
Mammograms are a very important part of follow-up care in women with breast cancer. But what about older women? How long should they continue to receive mammograms?