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Considerable evidence shows that diversity in medicine improves care, and some argue that it “literally saves lives.”
New research authored by Camille Stewart, MD, shows that cancer patients want information about treatments, therapies, and their providers.
Even though quietly dropping a seldom-seen patient might not have an immediate medical consequence, patients ought to be informed.
An NCCN summit highlights the barriers to high-quality care that LGBTQ people with cancer experience.
If not, you aren’t alone according to a study that assessed patient understanding of common terms such as “carcinoma” and “metastatic....
The customized care provided through patient navigation programs also helps eliminate health disparities across the cancer continuum.
Patient-centered care seeks the best outcome with the least disruption to your quality of life
A single mom driving all night with her sick child because she can’t afford a hotel room? That’s what cancer means in the United States.
Patient surveys show that more people with cancer undergoing radiotherapy prefer telemedicine to in-person visits.
Advocates praise California lawmakers for passing the nation’s first Cancer Patients Bill of Rights.
Calls for equity, inclusion and better access boost pre-pandemic efforts to open up eligibility, streamline trials.
A family physician diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Brian Koffman cofounded the CLL Society. He lives in Claremont, California.
Jennifer White, an Atlanta-based cyber security consultant diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, shares her advocacy tips.
We dive into my cancer diagnosis, what I wish all oncology nurses knew about the patient experience, and much more!
Have you ever had to stand up for yourself to get the best cancer care?
I’ve grown as a person a million times over since that day, but the feelings are still the same.
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