In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Diah Martina describes what cancer care is like in Indonesia, including the prevalence of advanced cancer in the country and how the government is working to improve access to cancer care, including palliative care.
Immunotherapy Combinations for Treating Metastatic Melanoma and Using Technology to Find and Treat Symptoms Early: The ASCO Plenary Series
Research from the first ASCO Plenary Series presentation has arrived. Read more about studies on using immunotherapy to treat metastatic melanoma and how technology can be used to find and manage symptoms during cancer treatment.
In this “Spotlight On” post, Dr. Alix Sleight describes the role of occupational therapists on the cancer care team, including how they help people with cancer and how to make the most of your visits with your occupational therapist.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Snežana Bošnjak discusses what cancer care is like in Serbia, including the importance of providing supportive care in the country and where people with cancer can find help.
Dr. Tara Rajendran shares the power of music in helping people with cancer cope, including the physical, emotional, and mental benefits it provides and how people with cancer can get started with integrating music into their care.
Stanley Clark shares what it was like being involved in his aunt’s hospice care plan after her diagnosis of advanced cancer, including how he became involved, how it helped his aunt at the end of her life, and what other caregivers should know.
Aromatherapy with essential oils may help relieve certain side effects of cancer and its treatment, but these oils cannot treat or prevent cancer. Here, learn what people with cancer should know about how essential oils may help and their limits.
Dr. Arjun Gupta shares the emotional challenges that can come with appetite loss in someone with cancer and how caregivers can best support a loved one who is experiencing this side effect.
Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad discusses what to know about herbs and supplements during cancer, including how to tell if they’re part of a scam and why it’s always important to talk with your doctor before trying these products.
In this "Spotlight On" post, pelvic physical therapist Lucia Miller shares how her role in the cancer care team helps people with cancer restore the bladder, bowel, and sexual functions that may have been changed during cancer and its treatment.