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6 Tips for #worldcancerday www.cancer.net/blog
February 2, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

6 Healthy Living Tips for World Cancer Day

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One out of three cancers could be prevented by eating a healthy diet, being physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight. Get advice on making positive life choices to decrease your cancer risk.

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Spotlight On: Marriage and Family Therapists in Cancer Care
January 22, 2015

Spotlight On: Marriage and Family Therapists in Cancer Care

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Counseling helps many patients and families cope with the emotional challenges of cancer and minimize the negative effects it can have on their relationships. In this interview, June C. Foss, LMFT, and Cheyenne Corbett, PhD, LMFT, discuss the benefits of therapy and how to access these services.

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January 6, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

10 Tips to Reach Your Resolutions

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Whether you’re pursuing a small or large goal, you will need determination and perseverance to accomplish what you’ve resolved to do. Here are 10 tips for staying on course.

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December 18, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Cancer and the Holidays: Answers to Common Questions

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The holidays can be stressful at the best of times, so this is often a difficult time of year for people and families affected by cancer. Diane Blum, MSW, answers some common questions about coping with cancer during the holidays.

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December 16, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Expert Podcast: Phase I Clinical Trials

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In this podcast, Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, explains the recent ASCO statement on phase I clinical trials and why these studies are important treatment options to discuss with your doctor.

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Tuning in to the risk of TV for Cancer Survivors www.cancer.net/blog
December 9, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Can Watching TV Put Cancer Survivors at Risk?

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According to a new Journal of Clinical Oncology study, physical inactivity and TV watching are linked to higher mortality risks for colorectal cancer survivors. However, you don't have to miss your favorite shows to become more active.

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scan-xiety (noun) : the anxiety associated with cancer-detecting scans
December 2, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

Expert Podcast: Coping with “Scanxiety”

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Sometimes, anxiety comes with getting cancer scans, often called “scanxiety.” In a podcast, Dr. Lidia Schapira shares advice for managing the stress that comes along with needing multiple scans.

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10 tips to make holiday grocery shopping easier www.cancer.net/blog
November 20, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

10 Tips to Make Holiday Grocery Shopping Easier

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With so many holiday traditions revolving around the dinner table, grocery shopping is a major task this time of year. Here are 10 tips to make grocery shopping less of a chore for people with cancer.

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November 18, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Spotlight On: Medical Interpreters in Cancer Care

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Language can sometimes be a barrier to high-quality cancer care. In this interview, medical interpreters for the Inova Health System describe the important role language services play in the care of people with cancer who don’t speak English as their first language.

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