In this podcast, Dr. Tian Zhang and Dr. Afreen Shariff discuss the side effects of a type of immunotherapy called an immune checkpoint inhibitor and how people receiving this type of treatment can best monitor themselves for side effects.
Survivor Cindy Trice shares how changing the clothes she wore during cancer treatment made her feel more comfortable and dignified and how she’s working to help other people with cancer do the same.
Improving Care for Underserved People With Cancer and Evaluating Delays in Receiving Cancer Medications: Research from the 2021 Quality Care Symposium
Read research highlights from the 2021 Quality Care Symposium, including a study on improving care for underserved people with cancer and a study investigating what causes delays in patients receiving their cancer medications.
Dr. Mark A. Lewis describes what the Whipple procedure is, including who might receive it, what his personal experience with the operation was like, how to prepare, and what to expect during recovery from the operation.
Dr. Arjun Gupta explains what pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy is, why it may be offered to people with pancreatic cancer, and what to expect if you’re receiving this supportive care therapy.
Dr. Craig A. Portell discusses what CAR T-cell therapy is, how it works, what its common side effects are, and how it’s changing the landscape of how some types of cancers are treated.
Patient advocate Patty Spears discusses what eligibility criteria for cancer clinical trials are, why they’re important to cancer research, and how eligibility criteria are changing to include more people with cancer in clinical trials.
Penile cancer survivor Jonathan Little shares his experience with the disease and how turning to writing helped him cope with the challenges of his treatment and recovery.
Glioblastoma survivor Tom Freeman shares what it was like to be diagnosed with an advanced brain tumor and how he found a creative outlet to share his story and help him cope.
In this post, oncology pharmacist Cynthia Herrera discusses how people with cancer can work with their oncology pharmacist to receive support and what role the oncology pharmacist plays on the cancer care team.