04/2015

April 30, 2015
After treatment for breast cancer and a recurrence, Desirée Walker realized life would never be the same. In this guest post, she shares what her “new normal” has become. Read More
April 28, 2015
Dr. Julie Brahmer from the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins shares details about the recent FDA approval of nivolumab (Opdivo) for advanced non-small cell lung cancer. She explains how this impacts the treatment of lung cancer. Read More
April 23, 2015 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Interacting with animals can lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, and decrease depression. But pets also provide something more to help the healing process—unconditional love and comfort. Read More
April 21, 2015
Barbara Tako is a breast cancer and melanoma survivor. Throughout her experiences, she has tried to turn the negatives of a cancer diagnosis into as many positives as possible—what she calls her “super spidey cancer powers.” Read More
5 things to know about herbs, supplements, and cancer Lineagotica/Blog
April 16, 2015 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
People with cancer often take dietary and herbal products to boost health, improve nutrition, or reduce treatment side effects. However, these products are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration like drugs and may interact with standard cancer treatments. Read More

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