People with existing health conditions, like cancer, should get an annual flu shot. Learn about the latest types of flu vaccines and where to find them for this year’s flu season.
Donating your hair is a great way to support people with cancer who have lost theirs. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.
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.
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.
In this podcast, registered dietitians Annette Goldberg and Maureen Gardner discuss ways to cope with side effects that can make eating difficult due to treatment for head and neck cancer.
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.
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.
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?
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.