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NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit examines the patient perspective on delivering value and high-quality care.
Social media connects people with cancer. But it can also be factually unreliable and unsupportive.
Here are some groups and programs to help ease the transition from treatment to survivorship.
Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, is director of the Adult Survivorship Program at the
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
I wanted to do something special to remind myself of what I’ve accomplished and hold on to that feeling I had in my first MRI.
If there’s one thing you do today, book in for your pap smear.
I am strong; smart; driven. I am learning my disease.
To be an informed and empowered patient, I must not only confront my prognosis, but in fact, I must become comfortable with it.
We, each of us, carry pain, heartbreak, embarrassment, fears, and injury, just below the surface.
Liberating ourselves from blaming our bodies for our illnesses is an early and important step toward treatment and recovery.
Patients are often frustrated, disgruntled, and disengaged when they are not enabled to speak competently to their own treatment.
Please do not place the chair in the center of the room.
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