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Feb 14, 2019
It's hard enough to try dating again after a cancer diagnosis and treatment, but some of my patients also face strong opposition from their adult children.
Feb 07, 2019
Dr. Gottlieb discusses the FDA's efforts to increase overall efficiency by updating or modernizing aspects of our clinical trials conduct and expediting the end-to-end drug development process, as well as controlling the next generation of tobacco products.
Feb 04, 2019
A recent study should serve as a wake-up call to all Americans that obesity is linked to an increased risk of common cancers.
Feb 01, 2019
What will each of us do, going forward, to further confront and reduce the global burden of cancer? For us at ASCO, the challenge will be answered through our mission pillars: education, research, and quality.
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May 21, 2018
"I know too much. I don't know enough." Dr. Stephanie L. Graff interviews Dr. Kelly Shanahan, an OB/GYN living with metastatic breast cancer.
Apr 06, 2018
Dr. Barbara K. Rimer explains that actions recently highlighted by the President’s Cancer Panel are aligned with ASCO’s recommendation that patients be informed about the costs of care as part of the treatment decision-making process.
Feb 14, 2018
Patient advocate Ms. Carole Seigel discusses ASCO's new clinical practice guideline on managing immune-related adverse events for patients treated with checkpoint inhibitors.  
Feb 05, 2018
Almost every day a patient (and often many more than one) asks Dr. Evan Hall, “How will my cancer diagnosis affect my life?” This is a difficult question to answer. 
Jan 24, 2018
Drs. Janet Bull and Lindsay Bonsignore answer thoughtful questions about telemedicine posed by attendees at the 2017 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium.
Jan 24, 2018
Cancer.Net editor in chief Dr. Lidia Schapira outlines important ideas in cancer survivorship that should move forward in 2018.

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