•   Lola Rahib, PhD

    Article from Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer: Pancreatic cancer patients share their experiences with pre-chemo anxiety and their personal strategies for overcoming it.

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  •   Lola Rahib, PhD

    Article from Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer: Be prepared for anything! 12 items to help you plan ahead for an emergency!

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  •   Lola Rahib, PhD

    Article from Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer: Learn about the side effects from pancreatic cancer treatment and how they can be managed by physicians and patients.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Living with ovarian cancer may require many adaptations. This respected organization can help. Learn about their comprehensive resources for patients.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    NCI-CONNECT shares insights from patients, caregivers, doctors, and advocates with the aim to help you manage your life—regardless of your brain cancer diagnosis.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Ablation therapy is becoming common practice for treatment of cancer that begins in the liver. MyHealth.Alberta.ca provides information on recovery and at-home care following the procedure.

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Research paper from JAMA Network Open curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    This study linked continued opioid use after breast cancer treatment to many serious adverse effects in older women.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from Medscape curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Depression is, for obvious reasons, common in patients with advanced cancer. The old, inexpensive drug ketamine—already approved for medical use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—seems rapidly effective, according to small studies.

    Go to full article published by Medscape.

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    Pediatric Palliative Care: A Specialty Comes of Age

    Sarah Friebert, MD

    For a child with cancer, palliative care can provide much-needed relief from stress and symptoms—for the patient and their family alike. Palliative care is given alongside cancer treatment, and is not synonymous with “end-of-life” care. In fact, anyone with a serious illness can benefit from palliative care, no matter their long-term outlook. Because of its importance for children with cancer, we are honored to… Read more »

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    Emphasizing Oncogeriatrics

    With: Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, MD

    A Q&A with Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, MD, Medical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom, and Chair of the Young Interest Group of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG); nicolo.battisti@gmail.com Q: Everyone knows that the practice of pediatric oncology is very different from adult oncology. How does the growing field of oncogeriatrics differ from usual adult oncology? A:… Read more »