At-home DNA tests have become increasingly popular in recent years. But are they actually helpful for detecting cancer risk? In this post, learn about at-home DNA tests for cancer risk and why it’s always best to get genetic screening done through your health care provider.
In this podcast, Dr. Fay Hlubocky and Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham discuss the unique challenges survivors of gynecologic cancers might face, how to cope with these challenges, and how survivorship care plans can help in the transition from treatment to survivorship.
Dr. Eleonora Teplinsky discusses how the symptoms of menopause can be similar to those of certain types of cancer, what people approaching or going through menopause should know about these symptoms, and how treatment for menopause can impact cancer risk.
ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program: Effect of Quitting Smoking on Lung Cancer Survival, Maintenance Therapy for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Geriatric Assessments, Medicaid Expansion and Overall Cancer Mortality, and Videoconferencing for Caregivers
Read early research highlights just released from the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program. They include studies on quitting smoking and lung cancer survival, recurrent ovarian cancer treatment, geriatric assessment for patients receiving systemic therapy, how Medicaid expansion is impacting U.S. cancer mortality, and using videoconferencing with long-distance caregivers.
Programa científico virtual ASCO20: Efecto de dejar de fumar en la supervivencia, un tratamiento para el cáncer de ovario recurrente, evaluaciones geriátricas, expansión de Medicaid y mortalidad por cáncer, y videoconferencia para cuidadores
Lea los puntos destacados iniciales de la investigación del programa científico virtual ASCO20 que se acaban de publicar. Estos incluyen estudios sobre dejar de fumar y la supervivencia al cáncer de pulmón, el tratamiento del cáncer de ovario recurrente, la evaluación geriátrica para los pacientes que están recibiendo terapia sistémica, cómo la ampliación de Medicaid afecta a la mortalidad por cáncer en EE. UU. y el uso de videoconferencias con los cuidadores a distancia.
Dr. Ricardo Cubedo describes 3 research highlights from the ESMO 2019 Congress, including targeted therapy for ovarian cancer, immunotherapy for lung cancer, and more study data on targeted tumor-agnostic treatment.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2019: Treatment Advances for Metastatic Prostate Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer, Multiple Myeloma Survival Factors, and Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Cancer Care
The ASCO Annual Meeting is where many new cancer research findings are announced. Today’s key research highlights include an effective medication for metastatic prostate cancer, targeted therapy that slows the growth of metastatic pancreatic cancer, how socioeconomic factors may affect survival for multiple myeloma, and how the ACA resulted in earlier treatment and improved equality in care.
Kimberly Pena was 31 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the same age her mother was when she was diagnosed more than 3 decades earlier. She shares her experience with cancer, treatment, and trying to convince her family to be tested for the BRCA genetic mutation.
In this podcast interview, Dr. Allison W. Kurian talks about a recent study showing that most women with breast or ovarian cancer do not receive genetic testing.
If you’ve been diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer, learning about your disease and its treatment can help you make well-informed decisions and regain a sense of control.