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February 18, 2020
Loriana Hernandez-Aldama

Coping With a Secondary Cancer Diagnosis

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Journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama wasn’t expecting to hear she had cancer again -- and it was a different type than her first diagnosis. Here’s how she learned to cope with her secondary cancer diagnosis and prepare for treatment.

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February 11, 2020
Brielle Gregory, ASCO staff

Do Bone Scans Show Cancer?

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Getting a bone scan? Here’s what to know about how the test works and why it’s an important tool in detecting cancer.

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From the Editor's Desk
July 10, 2019
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

How to Say Goodbye to Your Oncologist

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In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira talks about the challenges of when it’s time for cancer survivors to say goodbye to their oncologists.

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March 26, 2019
Marcia Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD

ASCO in the Community: How Community and Collaboration Fill the Gaps in Cancer Care in Puerto Rico

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San Juan and Caguas, Puerto Rico, were recent stops in ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s “ASCO in the Community” tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa shares some insight into what delivering cancer care is like in Puerto Rico, especially after Hurricane Maria.

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December 18, 2018
Eduardo Miranda, MD, FACP

ASCO in the Community: Understanding the Cancer Experience in a Texas-Mexico Border Town

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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.

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From the Editor's Desk
December 13, 2018
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

How Symptom Tracking Makes Cancer Care Better

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In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses the role of tracking and reporting side effects in high-quality care, including advances in patient-reported outcomes or PROs.

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