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May 21, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Geriatric Assessment and Cancer Care: Expert Insights

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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.

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April 17, 2018
Sue Chang, MD, FCAP

Cancer Stage: 5 Important Reasons to Know Yours

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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.

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March 13, 2018
Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, MD, MPH, FASCO

What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer

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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.

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From the Editor's Desk
February 22, 2018
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

How Can We Do Better at Preventing Cancer?

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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.

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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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