Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Design and Testing of a Website to Build Cancer Communication Skills

Mary Buller - Thursday, 3 November 2016 04:45

Open, honest and frequent communication is fundamental for quality of life, adjustment to cancer, social support, and cohesion.

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Research Round-Up: Technology for Children with Cancer

Alishia Kinsey - Wednesday, 16 March 2016 05:33

Pediatric cancer remains the second leading cause of death in children aged 5-14 years old.1 According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), about 1 in 285 children will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 20.1 Furthermore, ACS estimates that 10,450 new cancer cases in children and 5,330 cancer cases in adolescents occurred in 2014.1 This Research Round-Up takes a closer look at some new technologies being developed and tested for children with cancer and their families.

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2016-2020 Colorado Cancer Plan is Launched

Klein Buendel - Wednesday, 17 February 2016 02:48

The Colorado Cancer Plan is Colorado’s roadmap to reducing the burden of cancer throughout the state. The new 2016-2020 Colorado Cancer Plan was unveiled February 11 and 12, 2016 in Westminster, Colorado by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado Cancer Coalition.

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Communicating about Cancer: Results of a Recent Study

Mary Buller - Friday, 27 November 2015 08:41

Communicating throughout cancer journeys is a major social problem in contemporary society. Klein Buendel, Inc. (KB) and San Diego State University (SDSU) addressed this problem by creating and assessing the impacts of a theatrical production, When Cancer Calls…(WCC), anchored in conversations from the first natural history of a patient and family members talking through cancer on the telephone.

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Cancer Readings: The Emperor of All Maladies

Dr. Barbara Walkosz - Tuesday, 4 March 2014 12:25

Many books have been published about the scientific community’s efforts to understand, prevent, treat, and cure cancer. If you have not had a chance, consider Siddhartha Mukherjee’ s comprehensive and moving, The Emperor of All Maladies, A Biography of Cancer. 

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