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.
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. Schapira writes about the challenges of living with metastatic breast cancer.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2019: Laparoscopic Surgery for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer, Expanding Eligibility Criteria for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, and a New Targeted Therapy for Advanced Bladder Cancer
The ASCO Annual Meeting is where many new cancer research findings are announced. Today’s key research highlights include minimally invasive surgery for liver metastases in colorectal cancer, expanding clinical trial eligibility criteria for non-small cell lung cancer, and a new targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer.
The stigma of lung cancer has powerful consequences for those diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Narjust Duma shares the story of a patient who was brave in the face of lung cancer but feared the judgment of her community.
Some recent FDA approvals have made many people aware of tumor-agnostic treatments. But what does that mean and how could it benefit someone with cancer? ASCO Chief Medical Officer Richard L. Schilsky gives insight into this new way of thinking about cancer treatment.
"I know too much. I don't know enough." Dr. Stephanie L. Graff interviews Dr. Kelly Shanahan, an OB/GYN living with metastatic breast cancer, about what it is like being a patient who is also a doctor.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2017: Symptom Reporting Extends Lives, Shorter Chemotherapy for Some Colon Cancer Patients, and Targeted Therapy in BRCA-Related Breast Cancer
Oncology professionals from around the globe are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. Research released today covers how using a web-based system to report symptoms helps patients live longer, a shorter schedule of chemotherapy can be an option for certain people with colon cancer, and a targeted therapy may slow the growth of BRCA-related breast cancer.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2017: News on Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, TRK Fusion Protein Inhibition, Using Blood Tests to Screen for Cancer, and Genomic Testing
Oncology professionals from around the globe are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. Research highlights from today include pregnancy after breast cancer, abiraterone for prostate cancer, a new medication that targets a rare genetic abnormality, new blood test technology for cancer screening, and genomic testing.