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October 19, 2017 · Emily Goodman
An animal-assisted therapy team consists of a person called a handler and a therapy dog, both trained to provide healing interactions with patients. Read More >>
October 12, 2017 · Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Did you know that scientists can use samples from our bodies to learn more about cancer and how to treat it? These samples are called biospecimens, and people can donate them to help make progress in cancer research regardless of whether they have cancer. Read More >>
September 26, 2017 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
In this podcast, dietitian Annette Goldberg and neuro-oncologist Roy Strowd discuss the history of the ketogenic diet, how it is being studied to treat brain tumors, and whether it is safe. Read More >>
September 7, 2017 · Ryan Nipp, MD, MPH
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Ryan Nipp discusses when and why extended treatment is needed for some people diagnosed with cancer. Read More >>
Oncology Briefs: Research from the ASCO Educational Book
August 30, 2017 · Merry Jennifer Markham, MD; Danielle Gentile, PhD; and David L. Graham, MD, FASCO
Social media can help oncologists share valuable research to improve how they treat patients. Patients can also use social media to improve their own care. Read More >>

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