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 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.
After androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer, many couples are surprised by the physical and emotional changes that come into their relationship because of a lack of testosterone.
The mouth is a complex body part, and cancer treatment can affect it. Here are some tips for oral hygiene and keeping your mouth healthy before and during treatment.
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.