In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief,” Dr. Jyoti Patel reflects on the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting theme of equity, including what it means for people with cancer and how the cancer community is working to create equity in cancer care.
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Dr. Arjun Gupta explains what pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy is, why it may be offered to people with pancreatic cancer, and what to expect if you’re receiving this supportive care therapy.
In this podcast, Dr. Brian Shuch and genetic counselor Lauren Bear discuss genetic conditions linked to kidney cancer, how they can impact people with kidney cancer and their families, and what to expect if you’re referred to meet with a genetic counselor.
In Dr. Jyoti Patel’s first "From the Editor in Chief" post, she discusses what got her interested in caring for people with cancer, how she’s seen Cancer.Net evolve over the years, and what her goals are for the future of the site.
Cancer survivor Mal Malme shares what the experience of navigating cancer survivorship is like as a non-binary person and how institutions are changing to be more inclusive of LGBTQ+ people with cancer.
In this post, Dr. Charles Kamen and Dr. Gwendolyn Quinn discuss how to find trusted cancer care providers who are trained in LGBTQ+ health.
Dr. Ramila Shilpakar shares what the cancer experience is like in Nepal, including the stigma surrounding the disease, how people with cancer access care, and how international organizations have helped to improve cancer care in the country.
In this "Spotlight On" post, pelvic physical therapist Lucia Miller shares how her role in the cancer care team helps people with cancer restore the bladder, bowel, and sexual functions that may have been changed during cancer and its treatment.
How Finding the Right Primary Care Physician During Cancer Has Helped My Physical and Emotional Health
In this post, metastatic breast cancer survivor Martha Carlson shares why searching for the right primary care physician during cancer was so important for her and how this doctor helps her understand and address her overall health.
In this month’s “From the Editor’s Desk,” Dr. Lidia Schapira discusses the importance of having a written survivorship care plan and ways that cancer survivors can better navigate their follow-up care.