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Just released! Today's highlights from ASCO's Annual Meeting on different immunotherapies used for lung, head & neck, liver, colorectal cancers & more: http://bit.ly/1EDyqua
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Very pleased to announce our incoming Editor in Chief, Dr. Lidia Schapira from Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center -- Join us in welcoming her!
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“Learning is how we harness our vastly increasing knowledge base and deliver value to our patients. We have to take our knowledge and apply it to the real world to help all patients with cancer.”-- Dr. Paul Yu in reference to the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting 
From May 29 to June 2, 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world will meet to discuss the latest in cancer research. Find out how this knowledge will create better ways of caring for people with cancer in the future.
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“After a cancer diagnosis and treatment, the phrase ‘your new normal’ is often said. But what is that really? I think my ‘new normal’ has become acceptance and giving myself permission. “ - Desirée Walker, breast cancer survivor and patient advocate 
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Superpowers are not just for comic-book heroes! Survivor Barbara Taka shares about the “super spider cancer powers” that she used to turn the negatives of a cancer diagnosis into as many positive as possible.
Barbara Tako is a breast cancer and melanoma survivor. Throughout her experiences, she has tried to turn the negatives of a cancer diagnosis into as many positives as possible—what she calls her “super spidey cancer powers.”
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When Haley White’s mother was diagnosed with stage IV glioblastoma, her entire family was forced to reconnect. But through all of the difficult experiences, old resentments have dissipated and a number of bittersweet blessings have emerged.
When Haley White’s mother was diagnosed with stage IV glioblastoma, her entire family was forced to reconnect. But through all of the difficult experiences, old resentments have dissipated and a number of bittersweet blessings have emerged.
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As ASCO’s patient information website, Cancer.Net will be providing real-time updates for ASCO’s Annual Meeting, which starts later this week. If you’d like to join the conversation, here are some tips!
As ASCO’s patient website, Cancer.Net offers breaking research news for people diagnosed with cancer and their family and friends, about the cancer care and treatment advances announced during ASCO’s Annual Meeting each year. As part of our comprehensive coverage, Cancer.Net will provide real-time social media updates of the ASCO Annual Meeting.
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“It is very exciting to see that something that is simple to use, well tolerated, and not very expensive could lead to benefit in terms of [skin cancer] prevention,” said Patricia A. Ganz, MD, from UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
A recent study shows that people who took a form of vitamin B3 called nicotinamide developed fewer non-melanoma skin cancers. In this podcast, Patricia A. Ganz, MD, discusses this study and what it means for people at risk for skin cancer.
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In the “war against cancer,” how does this battle imagery affect people coping with a cancer diagnosis? Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO shares her thoughts on the subject. 
Since the 1970s, we have been involved in a war against cancer. But how do military metaphors and battle imagery affect people who are trying to cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis? Longtime patient advocate Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO, explores common language used to describe cancer and its treatment.
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Interacting with animals (even fish!) can help lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, and decrease depression. They also give endless love & comfort for those who are healing.
Interacting with animals can lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, and decrease depression. But pets also provide something more to help the healing process—unconditional love and comfort.
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First in this podcast series, Dr. Brian Rini from Cleveland Clinic. Listen in to this conversation about approaches to kidney cancer treatment. 
First in this podcast series, Dr. Brian Rini shares his perspective on current and new approaches to kidney cancer treatment.
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Dr. Kutluk Oktay shares advice for talking with your doctor about your fertility concerns. 
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Cancer.Net is the award-winning patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.