Metastatic breast cancer survivor Marianne McNally describes how genomic testing and creating a game plan with her care team has allowed her to have a sense of control throughout her cancer experience.
In this article from The ASCO Post, Dr. Mark Lewis describes how his inherited cancer diagnosis has impacted his career as an oncologist and how it’s made him better able to empathize with his patients.
ASCO’s 2021 Advance of the Year highlights how progress in the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers is driven by molecular testing of tumors.
In this post, Emily Pinto Billcheck describes living with von Hippel-Lindau disease, a rare genetic cancer condition that has also affected her family, and how she changed her own perspective of her bravery over time.
In this post, Dan Shockley discusses how his experience in the United States Navy helped shape his mindset and prepared him to keep a positive outlook throughout the diagnosis and treatment of his hereditary colon cancer condition.
Lung cancer survivor Xin Zheng discusses her experience with stage IV lung cancer and how joining a clinical trial after receiving genetic testing helped stop the spread of her cancer.
Dr. Yanin Chávarri-Guerra discusses what barriers to cancer care exist in Mexico and how the country is working to expand access to genetic testing for people with cancer.
Leona deVinne felt guilty when she learned her son had the same VHL diagnosis she has that causes a high risk of cancer. Here’s how she learned to cope.
Programa científico virtual ASCO20: Efecto de dejar de fumar en la supervivencia, un tratamiento para el cáncer de ovario recurrente, evaluaciones geriátricas, expansión de Medicaid y mortalidad por cáncer, y videoconferencia para cuidadores
Lea los puntos destacados iniciales de la investigación del programa científico virtual ASCO20 que se acaban de publicar. Estos incluyen estudios sobre dejar de fumar y la supervivencia al cáncer de pulmón, el tratamiento del cáncer de ovario recurrente, la evaluación geriátrica para los pacientes que están recibiendo terapia sistémica, cómo la ampliación de Medicaid afecta a la mortalidad por cáncer en EE. UU. y el uso de videoconferencias con los cuidadores a distancia.
ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program: Effect of Quitting Smoking on Lung Cancer Survival, Maintenance Therapy for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Geriatric Assessments, Medicaid Expansion and Overall Cancer Mortality, and Videoconferencing for Caregivers
Read early research highlights just released from the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program. They include studies on quitting smoking and lung cancer survival, recurrent ovarian cancer treatment, geriatric assessment for patients receiving systemic therapy, how Medicaid expansion is impacting U.S. cancer mortality, and using videoconferencing with long-distance caregivers.