Laredo, Texas, was ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s latest stop in her ASCO in the Community tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Local medical oncologist Dr. Eduardo Miranda shares what patients, caregivers, and health care providers in his community had to say.
ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and health care providers think and need. The second of these town halls was held in Sudbury, Massachusetts. In this podcast, Dr. Colin Weekes and Pastor Joel Guillemette describe the town hall and what they learned from the conversation about the role of hope and how people cope with fear of mortality.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses her Your Stories podcast with her daughter and how empathic cancer care impacts the lives of oncology professionals.
Concerned about a family history of cancer? Learn how genetic counseling and testing can help you understand and manage your own cancer risk.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on how loved ones can contribute to the cancer experience in a fulfilling and effective way.
ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and providers think and need. The first of these town halls was held in Marietta, Ohio. In this post, Dr. Electra Paskett and Dr. Colin Weekes describe some of the lessons that were taken home from this question-and-answer session.
Cultural and language barriers can make it hard for older Hispanic adults in the United States to get quality cancer care. Learn what conversations between patients, families, and health care providers can help ensure the best possible treatment and support.
Most people are very good at keeping their foods away from potentially harmful bacteria, but here are 2 little-known ways that contamination can still occur.
Losing a loved one to cancer is hard. Learn how Valerie Guild is honoring her daughter’s life by working to save the lives of others through advocacy.
Cancer survivor Brittany Sullivan shares 4 tips on explaining your cancer diagnosis and treatment.