side effects

February 14, 2018
Laura Porter, MD

What You Need to Know About Immunotherapy Side Effects

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ASCO and NCCN have worked together to help clinicians and patients identify and treat the side effects of immunotherapy before they become dangerous. Doctor and patient advocate Laura Porter describes what to watch out for if you’re taking an immune checkpoint inhibitor, a type of immunotherapy, for cancer.

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Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research. A primary care and oncology collaboration.
February 12, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Supporting Long-Term Well-Being in Survivors: Research from the 2018 Cancer

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The 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research will address key issues in promoting well-being in people who have finished active cancer treatment, covering topics such as exercise, follow-up care in young adult survivors, and better support for sexual problems.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology; Clinical Cancer Advances 2018: ASCO's Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer
January 30, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy: The 2018 Advance of the Year

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The 2018 Clinical Cancer Advances report of the American Society of Clinical Oncology has crowned an adoptive cell immunotherapy as its Advance of the Year. What is this innovative cancer treatment? What are the risks and benefits?

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January 25, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

“An Amazing Year for Breast Cancer Research”

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In this podcast, Dr. Erica Mayer reviews research highlights from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. New insights into hormone therapy, targeted therapy, joint stiffness, and fertility preservation are covered.

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January 3, 2018
Charlotte Caldwell, ASCO Staff

4 Things to Ask About Cancer and Hair Loss

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Many cancer treatments can cause hair loss (alopecia). Talking with your health care team, learning about resources and programs, and finding support in your community can help you cope with hair loss.

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2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. #ASCO17
June 5, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2017: Advances in Immunotherapy for Multiple Myeloma and Mesothelioma, and Targeted Therapies for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

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Oncology professionals from around the globe are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. Today’s key research highlights include CAR T-cell therapy for multiple myeloma, immune checkpoint inhibitors for mesothelioma, and targeted therapy advances for non-small cell lung cancer and HER2-positive breast cancer.

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