ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and health care providers think and need. In this interview, she talks to one of her patients and his wife and caregiver about what they’ve learned after 12 years of living with chronic cancer.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on how loved ones can contribute to the cancer experience in a fulfilling and effective way.
Cultural and language barriers can make it hard for older Hispanic adults in the United States to get quality cancer care. Learn what conversations between patients, families, and health care providers can help ensure the best possible treatment and support.
Annie Achee knew she had a choice: let worrying that her husband’s cancer may return take over her life or find a more productive path. Find out how becoming a cancer advocacy leader gave her control over the fear of an unknown future.
A financial power of attorney is a legal document that allows a patient to appoint someone to help them out with certain activities, like speaking with insurance companies, managing finances, and communicating with government agencies.
TeMaya Eatmon’s friendship with a fellow breast cancer patient inspired her in ways she never imagined possible. Learn how heartbreaking loss led to a life-changing role as an advocate.
A cancer diagnosis is stressful, and the discussion of the treatment plan starts quickly. But a cancer diagnosis affects everything and involves more than just the treatment plan. Here are 3 things to consider.
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.