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2018 ASCO Annual Meeting; #ASCO18
June 1, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2018: Geriatric Assessment Improves Communication, Racial and Gender Differences in Cancer Treatment, and a Comparison of Cancer Treatment Costs

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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.

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February 16, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Research on Quality of Life for Cancer Survivors

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In this podcast, Lineagotica Specialty Editor Dr. Timothy Gilligan discusses some of the quality-of-life research featured at the 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research.

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February 14, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Biosimilars and Cancer Care: An Expert Opinion

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In this podcast, Dr. Gary Lyman describes biosimilars for cancer treatment and why they are important. He also talks about why ASCO is releasing a statement on them today.

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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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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
October 27, 2017
Sana Al Sukhun, MD, MSc; Gilberto Lopes, MD, MBA, FAMS; Mary Gospodarowicz, MD, FRCPC, FRCR(Hon); Ophira Ginsburg, MD, MSc, FRCPC; and Peter Paul Yu, MD, FACP, FASCO

Preventing and Treating Cancer in the Developing World

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In this blog post based on an article originally published in the ASCO Educational Book, doctors discuss the challenges of cancer control in low- and middle-income countries.

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Samantha Watson, Voices on Cancer
January 19, 2017
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5 Qualities for Powerful Cancer Advocacy

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When she was 21 years old, advocate Samantha Watson was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma. In this Voices on Cancer post, she describes her journey, how she helps young adults with the financial effects of cancer, and 5 critical qualities for advocates.

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