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2018 ASCO Annual Meeting; #ASCO18
June 1, 2018 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
Oncology professionals from around the globe are at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting. Today’s key research highlights include the effects of geriatric assessment on patient-doctor communication, treatments for advanced prostate cancer that may work better in black men, the possibility that women are undertreated for head and neck cancer, and a comparison of treatment costs for colorectal cancer between the U.S. and Canada. Read More >>
May 21, 2018 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
ASCO has released guidelines about cancer care for older adults, and one of the main recommendations is for patients receiving chemotherapy to have a geriatric assessment. In this Lineagotica podcast, 2 experts that helped create these guidelines discuss what a geriatric assessment is and what it means for older adults with cancer. Read More >>
March 27, 2018 · Rachel Freedman, MD, MPH
Mammograms are a very important part of follow-up care in women with breast cancer. But what about older women? How long should they continue to receive mammograms? Read More >>
Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium: Patient-centered care across the cancer continuum
October 23, 2017 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
Research highlights from the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium address computers in exam rooms, doctor and patient views of prognosis and cure, having patients and caregivers practice yoga together, and resilience training in adolescents and young adults. Read More >>
2017 ASCO Annual Meeting, Research Round Up Podcast Series
August 17, 2017 · Claire Smith, ASCO staff
Lineagotica’s Associate Editors discuss the most exciting research presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. Read More >>

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