Dr. Alexandre Chan and Quinton (Ding Quan) Ng discuss what people with cancer and survivors should know about vaping, including its potential health effects, what research has shown about vaping and cancer, and the importance of using evidence-based methods to help quit smoking.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Ichrak Ben Abdallah describes what cancer is like in Tunisia, including what drew her to oncology, how people with cancer in Tunisia receive care, and the prevalence of cancers caused by tobacco use in the country.
Dr. Francisco Cartujano explains the tobacco-related disparities that exist among Latino people, including why these disparities exist, what research is being done to reduce them, and where to find help with quitting smoking.
In this expert Q&A, Dr. Anthony J. Alberg discusses how smoking cigarettes, pipes, cigars, and e-cigarettes impacts your cancer risk and how people can get help to quit smoking.
ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program: Effect of Quitting Smoking on Lung Cancer Survival, Maintenance Therapy for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer, Geriatric Assessments, Medicaid Expansion and Overall Cancer Mortality, and Videoconferencing for Caregivers
Read early research highlights just released from the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program. They include studies on quitting smoking and lung cancer survival, recurrent ovarian cancer treatment, geriatric assessment for patients receiving systemic therapy, how Medicaid expansion is impacting U.S. cancer mortality, and using videoconferencing with long-distance caregivers.
Programa científico virtual ASCO20: Efecto de dejar de fumar en la supervivencia, un tratamiento para el cáncer de ovario recurrente, evaluaciones geriátricas, expansión de Medicaid y mortalidad por cáncer, y videoconferencia para cuidadores
Lea los puntos destacados iniciales de la investigación del programa científico virtual ASCO20 que se acaban de publicar. Estos incluyen estudios sobre dejar de fumar y la supervivencia al cáncer de pulmón, el tratamiento del cáncer de ovario recurrente, la evaluación geriátrica para los pacientes que están recibiendo terapia sistémica, cómo la ampliación de Medicaid afecta a la mortalidad por cáncer en EE. UU. y el uso de videoconferencias con los cuidadores a distancia.
ASCO’s annual National Cancer Opinion Survey has revealed that many young adults incorrectly believe that using e-cigarettes, or vaping, is harmless and not addictive.
Dr. Kathryn Gold provides an overview of head and neck cancers, including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and side effects.
In this podcast, Dr. Anthony Alberg discusses why quitting smoking is something that all people diagnosed with cancer should strive to do.
Quitting smoking is a journey that involves many steps. Cancer survivor Tracy Anderson walks us through the steps that worked for her.