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Your Stories: Conquering Cancer; A mini-podcast series; Conquer Cancer ™ The ASCO Foundation
March 8, 2018
Patra Wroten, Conquer Cancer staff

“Your Stories” Podcasts: How Cancer Impacts Families

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Patra.Wroten

The Your Stories podcast series from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here touch on the many ways that cancer can affect a family.

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December 5, 2017
S. Gail Eckhardt, MD; Barbara Jones, PhD, MSW; Rebekkah Schear, MIA; and Nicholas Smith-Stanley

Beyond the Treatment Plan: 3 Things to Consider After a Cancer Diagnosis

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A cancer diagnosis is stressful, and the discussion of the treatment plan starts quickly. But a cancer diagnosis affects everything and involves more than just the treatment plan. Here are 3 things to consider.

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August 1, 2017
Aditi Narayan, MSSW

Fertility and Cancer: 5 Things to Think About

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Aditi.Narayan

A cancer diagnosis can affect your ability to have a child in the future. Start thinking about your fertility before treatment starts and how to plan for life after treatment.

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April 11, 2017
Luis Delgadillo

Spring Training: Food Safety for Kids

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It’s fun and educational to have your children help out in the kitchen. Here are some tips to jumpstart kids on a lifetime of safe food preparation.

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March 30, 2017
Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

How to Share Genetic Test Results With Family

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Genetic testing can identify inherited risks for some types of cancer. The results of these tests affect both you and your family. Here are some things to think about when sharing genetic test results.

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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
November 1, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Let's Do Better to Meet the Needs of Cancer Caregivers

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November is National Family Caregivers Month. In this blog post, Dr. Schapira writes about our need to do more than just recognizing cancer caregivers. They need to be supported and fully engaged in the treatment plan.

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