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Blum Center Program: Cancer Center Series – Meeting People Where They Are – Increasing Access to Cancer and Mental Health Care
The team from the Collaborative Care and Community Engagement Program at Mass General Cancer Center share how they strive to improve cancer treatment for patients with mental illness.
Lymphedema is swelling caused by fluid that collects in tissue under the skin. Clinical research coordinators discuss the Lymphedema Screening Program at Mass General and their current LymphVAX project related to COVID-19 vaccination.
Learn about the most recent updates on the treatment and management of individuals at risk for kidney cancer, and the role of genetic counseling.
Billy Costa talks with Dr. Matt Frigault and oncology social worker Lauren DeMarco to learn more about the latest in CAR T-cell therapies and what it all means for patients.
Billy Costa talks with Dr. Salvia Jain to learn more about the treatments and therapies available for patients with T-cell lymphoma.
Billy Costa talks with Dr. Robb Friedman, Dr. Amy Comander, and Dr. Larry Blaszkowsky about how the care teams at Mass General Cancer Center's community locations provide patients with access to world-class cancer care close to home.
In this presentation from February 3, 2022, Dr. Daniel Chung discusses specific risks for colon cancer that can help guide your choice of screening test.
Learn about screening, prevention, medical management and treatment options for those with gene mutations or those at hereditary risk for pancreatic cancer.
A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast that help detect breast cancer. In this presentation, Randy Miles, MD, MPH, examines the risks and benefits of routine breast cancer screening starting at age 40 at the individual level. He also discusses the role of advanced imaging techniques.
Learn about clinical trials in this video with Elizabeth Abraham, RN, clinical research nurse at Mass General Cancer Center.
Immunotherapy is a cancer treatment that works by boosting the body’s immune system. Some patients achieve full remission, meaning all signs of their cancer have disappeared.
We care about the family and friends that help provide care for our patients at Mass General Cancer Center and recognize the emotional and physical toll this can take.
Many cancer treatments cause changes in bowel movements and frequency. In this webinar led by clinical dietitians Samantha Bateman and Meagan Currell, you'll learn how to improve constipation and diarrhea with changes in your diet.
Learn the causes of cancer-induced peripheral neuropathy and deconditioning, what is Cancer Rehabilitation, and things you can do at home to improve strength and balance.
Fatigue is a common symptom experienced by many cancer patients and survivors and one that can significantly impact quality of life. In this webinar, we explore ways to combat fatigue including physical activity, nutrition, and the important role that music can play.
If you have trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep, or waking up, this workshop will teach you cognitive-behavioral strategies and acupressure techniques you can try at home to help improve your sleep.
Learn acupressure techniques you can do at home as well as nutrition tips and suggested foods to ease nausea.
In this presentation from April 9, 2021, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, Beverly Moy, MD, MPH, Brenda Lormil, NP, and Evelyn Abayaah, discuss the ongoing efforts to improve the quality of cancer care among underserved populations of cancer patients.