health care team

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
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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August 8, 2017
Emily Goodman

Spotlight On: Patient Educators

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Patient educators answer questions about cancer, treatment, and side effects. This prepares patients and family members to make educated health care decisions.

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July 27, 2017
Emily Goodman

Spotlight On: Music Therapists

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Music therapists provide personalized music-based interventions to address patients’ physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and social needs.

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