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.
If a natural disaster hits your area, it may be hard to get the cancer care you need. Learn what you can do before, during, and after an emergency situation to make sure you’re prepared.
If you or a loved one has cancer, what do you do in the immediate aftermath of a hurricane?
Here are tips and an infographic to prepare for severe weather and keep your food safe.
During or after a natural disaster or other emergency, you may be told to evacuate or “shelter in place.” What does this mean if you are being treated for cancer? And how can you be prepared?