August 2015

Bringing You the Latest Updates From the Year's Largest Oncology Conference

August 25, 2015

From the Chairman

When some 30,000 oncology practitioners, researchers, and patient advocates gather each year for the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), we've come to count on some pretty important research updates emerging from that gathering. This year's meeting-ASCO's 51st-proved no exception.

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: Moving Toward Improved Outcomes

August 24, 2015

Feature Story

The diagnosis of peritoneal carcinomatosisis can be devastating, but a combination of cytoreductive surgical resection and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy has the potential to provide some patients with long-term survival.

Penile Rehabilitation in Prostate Cancer Patients

August 19, 2015

Partner Perspectives

While controversial, advances in understanding how prostate cancer treatments impact the physiology of erections have led to increased interest in penile rehabilitation interventions for these patients.

Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy

August 13, 2015

Partner Perspectives

Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity is defined as a poisonous or detrimental effect upon the heart that can delay cancer treatment, decrease survival, and increase morbidity.

More Patients Tracking Health Data With Wearable Technology

August 06, 2015

Nurse's Notes

Potential benefits of wearable technology include reducing obesity, improving sleep quality, prompt detection of health issues, and ongoing monitoring of vital signs or medication adherence.