There is a nice article in the ABC site explaining in simple terms the effects of chemotherapy on the patient.
Cytotoxic chemotherapy has been the mainstay of systemic anti-cancer treatment for a few decades now. Things are slowly changing in a few cancer types. The future will be radically different, as we start to understand as to who exactly needs to treatment and with what.
Common questions you might have about chemo but were too scared to ask
I always try and keep a lookout for good and simple apps to help daily work.
This app is one of the best and simplest one that is for doctors and nurses working with people who are being cared in the end-of-life setting. I would highly recommend it.
All the best.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has the annual scientific conference every year in Chicago. This year too the meeting was held and I attended a session called ASCO Voices.
This featured a variety of personal narratives and perspectives to expand views of oncology, medicine, and the world — from big ideas to personal passions. These lightning talks offer a break from the science and an opportunity to reflect on personal stories and experiences.
The session was held in the Arie Crown Theater at McCormick Place in Chicago. Each ASCO Voices presentation is 5 – 7 minutes. No podium and no slides; just a story and a stage. Brilliant talks. Worth listening to the sessions.
ASCO Voices Talk
Monica Morrow, MD, FASCO
Surgery Is Never Elegant When Women Are in the Operating Room
Yehoda M. Martei, MD, MSCE
Whose Breast is it Anyway? Breast Cancer and Sexuality in Sub-Saharan Africa
Ashley Sumrall, MD, FACP
Ishwaria Subbiah, MD MS
Scott Capozza, MS, PT
The Obligation of the Cured