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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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Good woman Barbara we Cancer Survivors do what we have to for survival 😀
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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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In this video blog post, Dr. Don S. Dizon talks about some of the sexual concerns you may face during or after cancer treatment, including tips for talking with your health care team.
Talking about sexual concerns can sometimes feel uncomfortable. In this video, Dr. Don S. Dizon examines some of the sexual concerns you may face during or after cancer treatment, including tips for talking with your health care team.
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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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Watch videos from young adult survivors and medical experts about coping with the body image changes that cancer can bring, produced by ASCO and the LIVESTRONG Foundation.
Cancer and its treatment may cause physical changes that affect how you see yourself. In this video post, young adult cancer survivors talk about how they dealt with the body changes caused by cancer. Two ASCO experts also discuss ways to cope with physical side effects.
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