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Dr. Lidia Schapira recently attended the Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer. In this post, she shares what she took away from this multidisciplinary group of health professionals and researchers about managing the physical and emotional side effects of cancer. 
Dr. Schapira recently attended the Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer. In this post, she shares what she took away from this multidisciplinary group of health professionals and researchers about managing the physical and emotional side effects of cancer.
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TIP: Reapply sunscreen every two hours. Reapply every hour if you are swimming or sweating 
Skin cancer is the most common, and most preventable, type of cancer. So how can you protect you and your family? Here are 10 tips to keep in mind as you finish out the summer.
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Getting through an airport when you have cancer can be stressful. However, a little extra preparation can help make sure your next trip is as safe and stress-free as possible. 
Getting through an airport when you have cancer can be stressful. However, a little extra planning and preparation can help make sure your next trip is as safe, enjoyable, and stress-free as possible.
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First up in our summer expert-led podcasts with Dr. Charles Loprinzi & Dr. Ezra 
First in our summer Research Round Up podcast series, Charles Loprinzi, MD, and Ezra Cohen, MD, unpack some of science highlights from the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting.
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Although airlines have the right to stop passengers with specific medical conditions from flying, simply having cancer isn’t enough to keep you grounded. However, it does mean having to do a bit more planning and preparation before you travel.
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Reliable information on integrative medicine, sometimes called complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
Integrative medicine is a combination of medical treatments for cancer and complementary therapies to cope with the symptoms and side effects. You may sometimes hear integrative medicine called complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). However, there are no true “alternatives” to cancer treatment.
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In these podcasts, Cancer.Net experts share about the research they found most compelling at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting. 
Next in our Research Round Up series, Robert Maki, MD, and Melissa Hudson, MD, share research on sarcoma and childhood cancers.
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Next in our summer podcast series: Dr. Brian Rini & Dr. Paul Chapman 
Expert-led podcasts explaining research on kidney cancer and melanoma, featuring Brian I. Rini, MD, and Paul Chapman, MD.
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Guest blog post from FoodSafety.gov sharing tips for those living with cancer, especially for grilling this summer!
The bacteria that cause food poisoning love summer cookouts. So, it is important to keep food safety in mind, especially for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service provide tips on making your barbeques and picnics food safe this summer.
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Diana Chingo, a patient advocate, shares about her experience attending ASCO’s recent Annual Meeting. 
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Choosing a breast prosthesis or breast form after cancer treatment is a personal process. Hear from breast cancer survivor, Andrea Zinn, as she shares about her experience with a breast prosthesis. 
Although many women who have a mastectomy choose to have reconstructive surgery, wearing a breast prosthesis or breast form is another option. Breast cancer survivor Andrea Zinn talks about the process of choosing and being fitted for a breast prosthesis.
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Meet Dr. Lidia Schapira, our new Editor in Chief! She brings a passion for strengthening the doctor-patient relationship. 
Last week, Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO, became the new Editor in Chief of Cancer.Net. She has spent her career working to improve communication between patients and doctors and has a distinct vision for the future of Cancer.Net.
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