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Bringing a child into a family’s battle with cancer

Available data now allows evidence-based treatment of cancer diagnosed during pregnancy and new therapies are improving many young patients’ survival prospects, but couples’ preferences and values must continue to guide medical teams even when hope is scarce

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What do non-oncologists know about cancer care?

A survey reveals that physicians outside the field of oncology are insufficiently updated on the latest advances in cancer care, thus increasing the risk of providing misleading information and inadequate support to patients.

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Specialised education

Young oncologists in the coronavirus crisis: a learning opportunity

Despite some share the concern of having their career plans delayed or disrupted by the pandemic, the new challenges emerged in these unprecedented times represent a unique opportunity to grow-up as oncology professionals and get ready to a new scenario where team working, humanisation of care and virtual education will be more crucial than ever.

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HER2+ breast cancer: from no hope to good prognosis in 20 years

Trastuzumab has transformed the prognosis for women with HER2+ breast cancer. On the occasion of the ESMO Breast Cancer Virtual Congress 2021, leading oncology experts recall with enthusiasm the pioneering work of researchers like José Baselga in this field and push for continuous research to investigate how to further improve the treatment of this cancer sub-type

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