screening

June 14, 2022
Elizabeth H. Dibble, MD; Stephanie L. Graff, MD, FACP; Theresa A. Graves, MD, FACS; and Chelsea J. Miller, MD

What Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Should Know About Mantle Radiation and Breast Cancer Risk

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In this post, several experts describe what Hodgkin lymphoma survivors who received mantle radiation should know about their increased breast cancer risk, including what to know about screening and monitoring for signs of breast cancer.

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May 31, 2022
ASCO Staff

What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening

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For people at high risk of developing skin cancer, doctors may recommend screening. Learn what to expect during a skin cancer screening and everyday ways to prevent skin cancer.

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May 24, 2022
ASCO Staff

What to Know About At-Home DNA Tests for Detecting Cancer Risk

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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.

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February 17, 2022
Mastura Md Yusof, MBBS, MCO, AM, and Wan Zamaniah Wan Ishak, MBBS, MCO

Cancer in My Community: Addressing Increasing Cancer Cases in Malaysia

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In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Drs. Mastura Md Yusof and Wan Zamaniah Wan Ishak discuss what cancer is like in Malaysia, including the increase in cases in recent years and the measures being taken to reduce cancer throughout the country and improve access to care.

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ASCO, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Knowledge Conquers Cancer; American Cancer Society
February 1, 2022
Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff

The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Cancer Society: Working Together to Make Cancer Information Accessible to All

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The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have launched a collaboration to make expert-approved cancer information more easily accessible. Here, learn what this collaboration looks like and where you can find trusted resources from both organizations on ASCO’s Cancer.Net and ACS’s Cancer.org.

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January 25, 2022
James E. Williams, Jr.

Working to Raise Prostate Cancer Awareness: A Patient Advocate’s Story

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In this “Voices on Cancer” post, prostate cancer survivor James E. Williams, Jr., shares how his experience with prostate cancer led him to understand the importance of patient advocacy and inspired him to get involved in bringing awareness to the disease.

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September 28, 2021
Jyoti Patel, MD, FASCO

Why Keeping Up With Your Cancer Screening Is So Important

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In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted cancer screening and why it’s so important for everyone to keep up with their regular checkups.

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August 26, 2021
Eleonora Teplinsky, MD

Can Cancer Symptoms Be Mistaken for Menopause?

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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.

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