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Cancer Pain Management Myths

by Rob Yates, MPAS, PA-C

Once you hear your doctor say, “I’m sorry, but you have cancer,” your life is changed forever. With that diagnosis, a number of fears immediately surface. One of the most feared symptoms of cancer and its treatment is pain. Here are six common myths about cancer-related pain.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology Issues Annual Report on State of Clinical Cancer Science

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has released its annual report on the top cancer advances of the year. Clinical Cancer Advances 2012: ASCO’s Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer highlights major achievements in precision medicine, cancer screening and overcoming treatment resistance.

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Is Parenthood Possible after Cancer Treatment?

by Joanne Frankel Kelvin, RN, MSN, AOCN

Many young people with cancer have not yet started or completed their families at the time of their diagnosis. If this describes you, and you are wondering if having children after cancer treatment is possible, the answer is yes. Many survivors will be able to conceive naturally, but for some it will be more complicated.

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New Website Assists Young Adults Wishing to Learn about Their Reproductive Options after Cancer

Treatment for certain diseases like cancer may affect your fertility. This means that it may not be possible for you to have a child naturally. A new website has just been launched to provide assistance to young patients wishing to learn about their reproductive options in the midst of a cancer diagnosis. Patients and their clinicians can go to the new Patient Navigator for Fertility Preservation website, which includes an interactive tool to provide information for males and females, before or after puberty, and before, during, or after cancer treatment.

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Exploring New Frontiers in Cancer Treatment

by Kim Thiboldeaux and Mitch Golant, PhD

Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation remain the standard ways to treat cancer, but we look forward to the day when cancer treatment can be tailored to each individual – and a day when the word “cure” is more a part of our vocabulary. While cancer treatment is not yet at that point, scientists have made great advances in medical research, bringing us much closer to the goal of personalizing medicine.

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Maintaining Quality of Life in the Face of Cancer-Related Pain

by Tanya J. Uritsky, PharmD

When I saw that Mary was returning to the hospital for a potentially curative treatment, I had to stop by her room. As I walked in, she immediately started to cry. I thought to myself, What did I do? Before I could complete that thought, she jumped up and hugged me. She said, “Tanya, you were able to do what no one has been able to do in 10 years. I was able to live again. Thank you.” This is treating pain in cancer – restoring quality of life and functionality.

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New Report Estimates Nearly 18 Million Cancer Survivors in the U.S. by 2022

The number of Americans with a history of cancer, currently estimated to be more than 13 million, will grow to almost 18 million by 2022, according to a report by the American Cancer Society in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute. The report finds that even though cancer incidence rates are decreasing, the number of cancer survivors is growing due to the aging and growth of the population, as well as improving cancer survival rates.

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New Developments in Cancer Research

The 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting was held in Chicago, Illinois, from June 1 through June 5, 2012. The ASCO Annual Meeting is the platform for the release of thousands of scientific abstracts – highly anticipated research news for many people, including patients, caregivers, and the general public.

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