Caregivers and Co-Survivors

Survivors, Patients Face Challenges in the Workplace
BY KELLY JOHNSON
While nearly 70 percent of patients and survivors agreed that working helps in their treatment and recovery, they acknowledged that cancer is accompanied by particular challenges in the workplace.
Pairing Radiation Oncology and Palliative Care Leads to Better Outcomes
BY ANDREW J. ROTH
A novel service model allowed for shorter durations of treatment with radiation, fewer unfinished treatments with radiation, shorter hospital stays and increased use of palliative care.
Sharon L. Bober on Sexual Health Changes in Relation to Treatment
BY SHARON L. BOBER
Sharon L. Bober, director, Sexual Health Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses changes in sexual health as they relate to different treatments for cancer.
Varubi Represents 'Another Tool in the Toolbox' for CINV
BY LAURA PANJWANI
The approval of Varubi was based on data from several phase 3 trials of the agent in more than 2,500 patients receiving various emetogenic chemotherapy agents.
Acupuncture Could Cool Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
BY KELLY JOHNSON
Electroacupuncture produced larger placebo and smaller nocebo effects than did gabapentin for treating hot flashes among breast cancer survivors.
More Doctor Time, More Understanding
I wish my doctors knew more about the emotional aspects of cancer and were given more time with me.
Patients, Survivors Celebrate Life & Liberty With Hope and Perseverance
BY KELLY JOHNSON
More than 4,000 patients, survivors, loved ones, nurses and doctors gathered at Liberty State Park on September 12.
Music Before Breast Surgery May Calm Nerves
BY KELLY JOHNSON
Listening to music before undergoing ambulatory surgery for the diagnosis or treatment of breast cancer lessens patients' anxiety levels.
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