Mammograms are a very important part of follow-up care in women with breast cancer. But what about older women? How long should they continue to receive mammograms?
Research highlights from the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium address computers in exam rooms, doctor and patient views of prognosis and cure, having patients and caregivers practice yoga together, and resilience training in adolescents and young adults.
Cancer.Net’s Associate Editors discuss the most exciting research presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Erika E. Ramsdale and Dr. Andrew E. Chapman talk about how to improve the quality and value of cancer care for older adults.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Drs. Arti Hurria, Lee Jones, and Hyman Muss talk about how cancer and its treatment can accelerate the effects of aging. They also discuss what is being done to treat and possibly prevent these effects.
Older adults with cancer can feel overwhelmed by the health care system. Here are some tips to help you or your caregiver navigate cancer treatment.
William Tew, MD, and Andrew Artz, MD, discuss new research on cancer care for older adults from the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Cancer affects many people as they grow older, so it’s important to have scientific research that focuses on older adults. Dr. Stuart Lichtman discusses why studies haven’t focused on older adults in the past and what is being done to change that.
Oncology professionals from around the world are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. There, they will discuss the latest advances and newest thoughts in cancer research. Today’s highlights cover research that could potentially have the greatest impact to patient care for breast cancer, glioblastoma, neuroblastoma, and multiple myeloma.
These studies from the ASCO Annual Meeting show some of the newest thoughts and latest advances in using immunotherapy and targeted therapy to treat bladder, stomach, and lung cancers.