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From the Editor's Desk
April 24, 2018
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Coping With Stress When You Have Cancer

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Dealing with stress can make coping with a cancer diagnosis even harder. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira describes some ways to lessen the effects of stress.

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March 13, 2018
Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, MD, MPH, FASCO

What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer

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Being diagnosed with colorectal cancer can be scary and confusing. Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt, an expert in colorectal cancer, describes the 4 questions that any newly diagnosed patient should ask.

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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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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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