We know that filling the gaps in knowledge about palliative care is important to delivering high-quality cancer care. Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH, have developed a massive open online course (MOOC) to help educate health care professionals and patients about palliative care.
The Importance of Palliative Care for Patients and Caregivers: News from the 2016 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium
Research presented this weekend will highlight the importance of access to palliative care that addresses the health and well-being of patients and caregivers.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about why individualized pain management is essential for a person’s quality of life and well-being.
It takes a lot of courage to overcome embarrassment and discomfort, especially when it comes to sexual health. But doing so can lead to happy outcomes.
Women who survive gynecologic cancer have unique needs. Understanding and addressing these needs will help them celebrate and enjoy their lives after treatment ends.
In this video, Jyoti Patel, MD, discusses the common side effects that come with chemotherapy and some practical advice for talking with your health care team.
Research presented this weekend at the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium will address some of the challenges patients face after treatment ends.
Anne Katz is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a certified sexuality counselor. In this post, she reflects on the emotional toll counseling young couples dealing with cancer can take.
Pain is often an everyday reality for people with cancer, but researchers are finding better ways to manage this symptom.
Once you have finished cancer treatment, it is impossible to reconstruct the exact life you had prior to diagnosis. Jennifer Titche talks about the challenges she faces as a young breast cancer survivor and how she is building a life with new goals.