2013 APOS Annual Conference

supportive care

Pilot Study Seeks to Offer Social Support to Patients with Mesothelioma 

Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) reported that group therapy sessions may help patients cope with mesothelioma. Their two-part pilot study, which began recruitment in May ...

issues in oncology

Tobacco Cessation Treatment Needed in Routine Cancer Care 

Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center reported that a new behavioral tapering intervention combined with cessation counseling and pharmacotherapy did not affect short- and long-term ab...

breast cancer

City of Hope Investigators Find Young Breast Cancer Survivors Understudied and Underserved 

Researchers at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, have been studying the effects of breast cancer on young women, particularly ethnic minorities and lower socioeconomic popula...

issues in oncology

NCI Guide Helps Providers Get Adolescent and Young Adult Patients Involved in End-of-life Care 

Enabling adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients to become involved in advance care planning can help parents and health-care agents make informed decisions, alleviate distress, and possibly improve...




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