The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently launched a new video series for people newly diagnosed with cancer through its patient education website, Cancer.Net. This initiative was made possible by a grant from the LIVESTRONG Foundation to the Conquer Cancer Foundation.
After a cancer diagnosis, patients are faced with numerous challenges, including managing the shock and fear associated with cancer for themselves and others, language barriers, complex medical decision-making, and the potential financial burden in receiving care. The new video series, titled “Navigating Challenges: Perspectives from Survivors and Doctors,” is aimed at helping patients with these challenges, offering practical advice and guidance on navigating cancer care and treatment in today’s health-care system, and addressing some of the barriers to high quality care that patients may face.
The video titles in the series include:
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