Cancer.net Blog

The best cancer care starts with the best cancer information. With nearly 40,000 members who are leaders in advancing cancer care, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the voice of the world’s cancer physicians. ASCO’s patient information website -- Cancer.Net (www.cancer.net) -- brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. Well-informed patients are their own best advocates and invaluable partners for physicians. Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions. Cancer.Net is supported by the Conquer Cancer Foundation.

  1. English
    Michael Singer; Voices on Cancer
    November 16, 2017
    Michael.Singer

    In this Voices on Cancer post, patient advocate and breast cancer survivor Michael Singer discusses his efforts to raise awareness of breast cancer in men.

  2. Spanish
    November 14, 2017
    jyoti.patel

    Las aprobaciones recientes de la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (Food and Drug Administration, FDA) para fármacos inmunoterapéuticos para tratar el cáncer de pulmón son apasionantes, pero aún existen muchas cosas que debemos aprender acerca de este nuevo campo del tratamiento contra el cáncer. La editora asociada de Cancer.Net, Dra. Jyoti Patel, responde algunas de las preguntas que rodean al cáncer de pulmón y a la inmunoterapia.

  3. English
    November 9, 2017
    nicole.van.hoey

    Cancer treatment may require complex medications that require special handling. “Specialty pharmacies” offer extra services to help people with cancer obtain and manage their cancer medicines.

  4. English
    November 7, 2017
    gregguthrie

    In this podcast, Dr. Noelle LoConte discusses a recent statement from the American Society of Clinical Oncology that covers the link between drinking alcohol and developing cancer.

  5. English
    From the Editor's Desk
    November 2, 2017
    lidia.schapira

    More than ever, it’s important to have the conversation with your health care team about the cost of cancer care. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses some people who could help you clarify your financial options.

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