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  • Chemobrain: It’s Not Your Imagination

    Scientists discussed the mechanisms of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment at a session dedicated to symptom science at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Embracing Palliative Care Sooner

    Studies show the benefits palliative care can provide to advanced cancer patients, but also highlight inequities in access.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Immunotherapy in the Elderly

    Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.

    by Emma Yasinski

  • Starting a Conversation

    Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.

    by Amy Paturel

  • Putting Chemotherapy Side Effects on Ice

    A small study shows that keeping ice chips in the mouth during oxaliplatin chemotherapy may prevent cold sensitivity, a common oral side effect.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Palliative Care Pays Off

    Patients with advanced cancer who receive palliative care tend to live longer and have better quality of life than those who do not receive this care.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

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