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June 14, 2018

Many types of cancer treatments, including new targeted agents and immunotherapies, can cause cardiac toxicities.

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June 3, 2018

The majority of patients with cancer will require opioid therapy for acute or chronic pain at some point.

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June 3, 2018

The value of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) on increasing physician awareness of patients’ functioning and well-being can be useful.

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June 2, 2018

Stress from a cancer diagnosis and anticipation of treatment is ubiquitous among patients.

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June 2, 2018

Obesity is a major public health issue in the United States, and the rates have risen dramatically since 1990.

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June 1, 2018

We hear from patients that they are told by friends: “Educate yourself, have hope and courage, get support.”

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May 18, 2018

There is no question that advances in cancer diagnostics and treatment have dramatically improved the cancer care landscape.

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May 18, 2018

The role of caregivers in oncology has taken on new importance as cancer care moves into the outpatient and home-based setting.

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May 18, 2018

Chemotherapy, radiation, and other systemic cancer treatments can significantly affect fertility in patients of reproductive age, as well as children.

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May 17, 2018

It is well known that maintaining a healthy weight, limiting alcohol consumption, and taking precautions against sun exposure can reduce the risk of developing certain cancers and improve treatment outcomes in patients diagnosed with specific cancers.

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May 17, 2018

Most oncologists think of precision medicine in terms of targeting treatment to attack molecular changes in tumor cells.

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May 17, 2018

Opioid Prescription Trends Among Patients With Cancer Referred to Outpatient Palliative Care Over a 6-Year Period.

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May 16, 2018

As one of the world’s largest archipelago nations—comprising more than 7,100 individual islands—the Philippines is disparate by nature.

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May 14, 2018

Sexual dysfunction is a common and persistent long-term complication affecting many cancer survivors.

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May 14, 2018

The routine collection of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) is becoming more common in oncology practice.

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May 14, 2018

Evidence from multiple positive trials, support from literature reviews and editorials, and the endorsements of professional societies and funding agencies all promote the use of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in clinical cancer care.

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May 14, 2018

Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) encompass data reported directly by people about how they feel and function—for example, symptoms, performance status, and quality of life.

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May 14, 2018

Although the diagnosis and treatment for malignancy can be an overwhelming experience for all patients and their caregivers, patients with disabilities in particular present unique challenges.

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May 14, 2018

Cannabis use in Western medicine was initially popularized by Irish physician William B. O’Shaughnessy in 1840. It was included in the U.S. Pharmacopeia shortly afterward and was often prescribed for rheumatism, cholera, tetanus, rabies, and labor pain.

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April 25, 2018

The 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting will feature a diverse range of sessions focusing on the theme, “Delivering Discoveries: Expanding the Reach of Precision Medicine.”

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