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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
Samantha Watson, MBA

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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July 21, 2016
Samantha Watson, MBA, and Michelle Landwehr, MPH

Young Adults, Cancer, and Financial Stress: What Do We Do?

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Did you know that young adults especially struggle with the financial burdens of cancer care? Samantha Watson and Michelle Landwehr of The Samfund write about the challenges young adults face and what they can do about it.

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