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Aug 05, 2020
Hospitals and clinics are restricting visitors to limit the risk of exposure to COVID-19, but this precaution can be difficult for family caregivers who are struggling to get the information they need to help their loved ones.
Jul 27, 2020
Ten years after losing my mom to breast cancer, I find myself reflecting on who I am today and what I have learned from the loss and grief that propelled me to relocate across the globe and dedicate my career to serving patients with cancer. 
Jul 22, 2020
History has a long memory and the actions we take today will have ramifications far into the future, as three recent nonfiction books reminded me.
Jul 21, 2020
I counseled a patient whose cancer treatment had impacted her sex life that honesty is always the best policy, even if a secret is intended to spare someone's feelings.
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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.
Dec 19, 2017
Dr. Carol A. Rosenberg invites you to join the Finding Your Path in Survivorship Networking Luncheon at the 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium on Friday, February 16.
Nov 20, 2017
Guideline co-chairs Drs. Timothy Gilligan and Walter Baile highlight specific recommendations for better communication and provide some examples of how they can translate into practice.

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