family

October 15, 2019
V.O. Speights, DO, FCAP, and Sue Chang, MD, FCAP

Can Cancer Be Passed Down in Families?

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Can cancer risk run in families? Two pathologists answer 4 frequently asked questions about inherited cancer.

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Conquer Cancer ® The ASCO Foundation; Your Stories: Behind the Breakthroughs; conquer.org/yourstories
July 31, 2019
Patra Wroten, Conquer Cancer staff

"Your Stories" Podcasts: Conquering Cancer as a Family

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The "Your Stories" podcast series from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here touch on how families cope with a cancer diagnosis.

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May 10, 2019
Claire Smith, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: “It Was in the Family”

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Kimberly Pena was 31 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the same age her mother was when she was diagnosed more than 3 decades earlier. She shares her experience with cancer, treatment, and trying to convince her family to be tested for the BRCA genetic mutation.

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May 2, 2019
Claire Smith, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: Parenting While Living With Cancer

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Three years ago, Sara Tejeda was pregnant, with another child in intensive care, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In this interview, she shares the story of how she came through the pain and loss.

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April 18, 2019
Monica Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO

ASCO in the Community: Raising Children and Staying Positive While Living With Chronic Cancer

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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. In this interview, she talks to one of her patients and his wife and caregiver about what they’ve learned after 12 years of living with chronic cancer.

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