genetics

ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program: #ASCO20
May 13, 2020
Leslie Fannon Zhang, ASCO staff

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

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Leslie.Fannon.Zhang

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.

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ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program: #ASCO20
May 13, 2020
Leslie Fannon Zhang, ASCO staff

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

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Leslie.Fannon.Zhang

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.

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

Can Cancer Be Passed Down in Families?

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V.O.Speights.Sue.Chang

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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Patra.Wroten

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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claire.smith

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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