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December 5, 2017
S. Gail Eckhardt, MD; Barbara Jones, PhD, MSW; Rebekkah Schear, MIA; and Nicholas Smith-Stanley

Beyond the Treatment Plan: 3 Things to Consider After a Cancer Diagnosis

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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.

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November 28, 2017
Teresa L. Deshields, PhD, ABPP

How to Recognize Cancer Distress — and Cope with It

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Feeling some distress while living with cancer is normal. But when distress affects your ability to cope with the disease, its treatment, and your daily life, it’s time to ask for help.

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From the Editor's Desk
November 2, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Having the Cancer Cost Conversation: 5 Places to Start

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More than ever, it’s important to have the conversation with your health care team about the cost of cancer care. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses some people who could help you clarify your financial options.

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Oncology Briefs: Research from the ASCO Educational Book
August 30, 2017
Merry Jennifer Markham, MD; Danielle Gentile, PhD; and David L. Graham, MD, FASCO

Cancer and Social Media: How Can We Use It to Improve Care?

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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.

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Oncology Briefs; Research from the ASCO Educational Book
August 9, 2017
Nathan A. Pennell, MD, PhD; Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD; Christine Tran, MS; Heather S.L. Jim, PhD; David L. Schwartz, MD, FACR; and Edward J. Stepanski, PhD

Can Telehealth Make Patient Care Better?

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The use of technology to deliver health care services can help patients who can’t visit their doctors in person. Known as “telehealth,” this way for doctors to communicate with patients has already helped improve the lives of patients with cancer.

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From the Editor's Desk
July 20, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Making Lineagotica Accessible to All

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Lineagotica has completed a years-long effort to ensure that its content can be accessed by all users. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses some of these changes and why they are important.

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