natural disasters

March 26, 2019 · Marcia Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD
San Juan and Caguas, Puerto Rico, were recent stops in ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s “ASCO in the Community” tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa shares some insight into what delivering cancer care is like in Puerto Rico, especially after Hurricane Maria. Read More >>
December 11, 2018 · Enrique Soto, MD, MSc
If a natural disaster hits your area, it may be hard to get the cancer care you need. Learn what you can do before, during, and after an emergency situation to make sure you’re prepared. Read More >>
August 30, 2017 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
If you or a loved one has cancer, what do you do in the immediate aftermath of a hurricane? Read More >>
March 20, 2017 · Nirav Shah, MBA, MPH
Here are tips and an infographic to prepare for severe weather and keep your food safe. Read More >>
September 24, 2015 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
During or after a natural disaster or other emergency, you may be told to evacuate or “shelter in place.” What does this mean if you are being treated for cancer? And how can you be prepared? Read More >>