It is an easy place to reach; the problem has always been returning home. From most world capitals, airliners will take you to Athens, Greece, and from there a short flight north will get you to Thesprotia in the region of Epirus.
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.
Engaging in difficult conversations is central to the work of an oncologist, but it is a process that many still struggle with, in part due to a gap in training. The ultimate goal of communication skills training is to improve patient outcomes.
The treatment paradigm of breast cancer has celebrated the successes of targeted therapy for decades. Currently, the hormone receptor and HER2 statuses of a breast tumor continue to drive the selection of therapy for patients with early-stage breast cancer and metastatic breast cancer (mBC).
Cancer care for patients is a universal right; however, patient care is continually challenged by changing government policies, socioeconomic gaps, and the inability to enact facilitated collaboration between medical professionals.
ASCO’s recent release of resource-stratified guidelines for the prevention and treatment of invasive cervical cancer has provided valuable guidance to low- and middle- income countries (LMICs), where approximately 85% of cervical cancer cases occur.
Rare genitourinary neoplasms encompass diseases of the kidney, bladder, prostate, and penile tract that are of uncommon histology. These entities often pose a major diagnostic and treatment dilemma to the treating physician.