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Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
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Cold weather may cause dry, chapped, and itchy skin. Because dry, itchy, or cracked skin is also a common side effect of some cancer treatments, you may have found that keeping your skin healthy and hydrated has gotten even harder as the humidity level has dropped.

Here are 7 tips to keeping your skin healthy this winter.

#cancer #skincare #dryskin #chapped #winter #coldweather
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Transporting goodies for a holiday party or get together?

Food safety is important for people with weakened immune systems. Follow these tips from Cancer.Net and +USDA for keeping your holiday treats and meals safe while traveling.

#cancer #holidays #holidaytreats #treats #foodpoisoning #foodsafety
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Leaders from the newly formed Value in Cancer Care Consortium gathered at this year's ASCO Annual Meeting to discuss improving access, affordability, and sustainability (value) of cancer therapies.

Read more via The ASCO Post.

#cancer #costofcancer #medicalbills #costoftreatment #accesstocare #ASCO
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Feeling anxious about the holiday season? Upcoming parties, office get togethers, and family functions?

Here are 5 ideas for maintaining your holiday cheer.

#cancer #holidays #stress #stressmanagement
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A pathology report may not always be the easiest information to
comprehend.

Learn more about what you’re reading from Cancer.Net and the +College Of American Pathologists.

#cancer #pathology #report #diagnosis #pathologists
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Each year the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium brings together the leading experts in treating breast cancer.

Follow https://www.sabcs.org for updates on cutting-edge research from this year's event.

#cancer #bcsm #breastcancer #sabcs
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Have you heard about clinical trials? Are you curious about participating?

Learn more about finding and joining a clinical trial for pancreatic cancer.

#cancer #pancreaticcancer #clinicaltrials #cancertreatment #cancerresearch
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Did you know that cancer treatment can affect your mouth?

Some types of cancer treatments can cause side effects that impact your oral health. +Harvard Medical School's Dr. Stephen Sonis shares tips for keeping your mouth healthy before and after treatment.

#cancer #oralhealth #teeth #dentalcare #cancertreatment
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Distress is a common reaction to cancer.

Manager of Counseling Services at Siteman Cancer Center, Dr. Teresa L. Deshields, explains the signs of distress, and how and when patients should consider help.

#cancer #distress #stress #stressmanagement #gethelp #help
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There's no right way to approach the holidays, but there are ways you can manage added stress and emotions during cancer treatment.

#cancer #holidays #cancertreatment #thanksgiving #happythanksgiving
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