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June 2, 2017

Here are some bite-sized articles from Saturday's ASCO Daily News coverage.

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May 25, 2017

Education Sessions to discuss the benefits of lifestyle interventions, including individualized exercise prescriptions, in people living with cancer.

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May 25, 2017

ASCO has published a guideline on preventing and monitoring cardiac dysfunction in survivors of adult cancers, stressing that health care providers need to initiate the discussion about potential cardiac-related toxicities before cancer treatment begins.

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May 25, 2017

Authors discuss the state of international quality standards for cancer care—particularly in Spain—and how the ECO Foundation and ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative are working to continue improving them.  

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May 25, 2017

An ASCO Expert Panel has developed the first-ever ASCO guideline for “Management of Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers."

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May 25, 2017

ASCO is keenly aware of the need for easily accessible, physician-approved resources to help oncology care teams and their patients make informed decisions about weight management after a cancer diagnosis. 

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May 25, 2017

The Survivorship Compendium has been developed to serve as a repository of tools and resources to enable oncology providers to implement or improve survivorship care within their practices.

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May 25, 2017

During “Constructing a Care Team for Under-Resourced Populations: Reaching the Hard-to-Reach with a Multidisciplinary Approach,” speakers will discuss how to leverage resources and provide high-quality care against a backdrop of limited time, funds, and personnel. 

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May 25, 2017

Dr. Joseph Arthur and Dr. Eduardo Bruera discuss what is currently known about aberrant opioid use in patients with cancer.

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April 7, 2017

The Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research was held on January 27 and 28, in San Diego. Symposium content centered on collaboration between primary care physicians and oncologists.

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April 7, 2017

The 2017 ASCO Quality Care Symposium featured wide-ranging discussions of advances in patient care, implementation science, unmet needs in oncology care, and more.

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May 26, 2016

Susan G. Braun, MA, FASCO, is receiving the 2016 Partners in Progress Award for her work in advancing cancer care as the leader of several high-profile cancer organizations, including The Conquer Cancer Foundation® of ASCO, the Susan G. Komen® foundation, and The V Foundation for Cancer Research.

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May 26, 2016

Dr. David H. Johnson will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award for his contributions to the cancer community. A former president of ASCO, he helped raise awareness about survivorship.

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May 26, 2016

Experts discuss the disparities among cancer survivors returning to work, the barriers they must overcome, and the accommodations and steps that clinicians and ASCO members must take to help them succeed.

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May 26, 2016

Dr. Kathryn J. Ruddy and colleagues discuss the identification and treatment psychosocial distress among cancer survivors and their caregivers.

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May 26, 2016

Palliative radiotherapy effectively eases cancer-related symptoms, but how palliative radiation therapy should be delivered—including treatment intensity and degree of technological sophistication in dose delivery—is often debated.

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May 26, 2016

Dr. Stephen T. Sonis discusses advances in the science, epidemiology, and pharmacokinetics of regimen-related toxicities as well as the obstacles that remain in predicting risk for treatment-related toxicity.

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May 29, 2015

Patients are occasionally unaware of their true cancer care prognosis and misinterpret the value of interventions, assigning higher value to treatments than is accurate, sometimes especially for treatments that cost more.

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May 29, 2015

The ASCO Quality Training Program prepares teams of oncology providers over 6 months to design, implement, and lead successful quality improvement activities in their practice settings.

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May 30, 2015

ASCO believes palliative care should be integrated into all phases of cancer treatment, including symptom management, psychosocial counseling, and discussion about treatment goals and expectations.

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