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  • Healthy Habits

    Know Your Exposure

    Be aware of how to prevent infection as the seasons change.

    by Erin O'Donnell

  • Forward Look

    Creating More Inclusive Clinical Trials

    The Clinical Treatment Act aims to include more Medicaid recipients.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Healthy Habits

    Ripe for the Picking

    Awareness of the link between cancer risk and a diet lacking fruits and vegetables has been declining.

    by Carisa D. Brewster

  • Get Involved

    Patients With Pets

    A helping hand for pet owners receiving cancer treatment.

    by Jackie Oshiro

  • Q&A

    The Lost Poetry of Patient Stories

    Medical histories capture a vital snapshot of a patient's health status. In his new book, hematologist-oncologist Mikkael A. Sekeres provides a richer narrative.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Sound Advice

    Fall 2020

    vol 10 | issue 03
    Experts offer advice on making caregiving work, the challenges of telemedicine, and absent friends.

  • Learning Medicare’s ABCDs

    Medicare was established to help provide affordable health care coverage for older Americans. But Medicare beneficiaries with cancer can still face financial burdens related to their care.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Planning to Survive

    Survivorship care plans can prepare cancer patients to get the best medical care and maintain their quality of life following treatment.

    by Carly Flumer

  • Targeted Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer?

    A trial of the targeted therapy Tagrisso (osimertinib) for early-stage lung cancer finds that patients who take it go longer without having a cancer recurrence. Whether that should change clinical practice is under discussion.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • A Missed Conversation

    Despite national guidelines urging oncologists to bring up risks of infertility posed by cancer treatment, many young cancer patients are never told about these risks or counseled on their fertility preservation options.

    by Marcus A. Banks