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Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
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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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 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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August 29, 2017
Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN

Benefits and Risks of Opioids in Cancer Care

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In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Judith A. Paice discusses the risks and benefits of using opioids for pain caused by cancer and its treatment.

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February 28, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Cancer, Its Treatment, and Accelerated Aging

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In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Drs. Arti Hurria, Lee Jones, and Hyman Muss talk about how cancer and its treatment can accelerate the effects of aging. They also discuss what is being done to treat and possibly prevent these effects.
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