screening

December 30, 2015
Julie Longlet, ASCO staff

Breast Cancer Screening with Mammography: Sorting Hype from Fact

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With the varied recommendations surrounding breast cancer screening, how do women sort through the information and make good decisions for their health? In this interview, Connie Lehman, MD, PhD, helps decipher the recommendations for screening mammography.

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October 13, 2015
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Understanding Lung Cancer Screening

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What is low dose CT screening for lung cancer? What are the benefits and risks? Should I ask my doctor about it? In this podcast, Dr. Bernardo Goulart answers these questions and more.

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2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
February 24, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

New Prostate Cancer Research Presented at 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

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Get highlights of four studies that address ways to improve the care of men with prostate cancer. Results include the identification of a potential risk factor, better ways to select the best treatment option, and new insight into the debate over prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening.

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August 21, 2014

The Stigma of Lung Cancer

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Because lung cancer is associated with smoking, many people feel it is “self-inflicted.” This not only causes people to feel guilt and shame, but also leads to less research funding and fewer advances in treatment. In this guest post, Dr. Jyoti Patel talks about how the stigma of lung cancer affects the way patients are treated—both socially and medically.

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July 31, 2014

Making Decisions About Tests and Procedures

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Decisions about your health can be complicated and overwhelming. So where can you turn for help and information that will make this process easier? Get the inside scoop on making informed decisions.

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