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.
People who have HIV are at a higher risk for developing some cancers. Dr. Ramya Ramaswami shares what you need to know about cancer prevention and treatment if you’re living with the virus.
Cancer staging describes the extent of a cancer’s growth or spread. Read about the new staging information recently released for many cancer types and why knowing your stage matters.
Dr. Kathryn Gold provides an overview of head and neck cancers, including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and side effects.
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?
Being diagnosed with colorectal cancer can be scary and confusing. Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt, an expert in colorectal cancer, describes the 4 questions that any newly diagnosed patient should ask.
In this podcast, Professor Nick Turner, MD, talks about a joint review from ASCO and CAP that provides guidance on using liquid biopsies.
In this podcast, registered dietitians Annette Goldberg and Maureen Gardner discuss ways to cope with side effects that can make eating difficult due to treatment for head and neck cancer.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about prevention and what we can do to help understand and manage our personal cancer risk.
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.