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How Do Melanoma Comorbidities Affect Patient Treatment Preferences?

Comorbidities can have an impact on what you as a medical professional think is the best course of treatment for your patients. Can they also affect a patient’s thinking on treatment? Comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and depression can contribute to how a patient’s body responds to treatment and its attendant stress. A recent…

Palliative Care in Cancer (Fact Sheet)

What is palliative care? Palliative care is care given to improve the quality of life of patients who have a serious or life-threatening disease, such as cancer. Palliative care is an approach to care that addresses the person as a whole, not just their disease. The goal is to prevent or treat, as early as…

How Can Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility Be Addressed?

A significant amount of progress has been made in improving the treatment of lung cancer and patient outcomes. However, a number of disparities that can have an impact on these persist, including those affecting lung cancer screening. Lung cancer screening is an essential step toward effective treatment and improved survival,  but its success depends on…