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Jun 20, 2017
New immunotherapies are offering astounding responses, but my patient's remission came at the cost of debilitating toxicity. How much is too much to bear?
Jun 13, 2017
"Reflection kept bringing me back to a simple truth: my job as a mother and my job as a physician are strikingly similar," writes Dr. Stephanie Graff.
Jun 13, 2017
Dr. McAneny's broad expertise and insight on today’s challenging health care environment will greatly benefit the practice of medicine and our patients.
Jun 09, 2017
"My health is important, just as my job is important," Dr Adetokunbo Oluwasanjo writes. "And it is so okay to be a doctor and a patient at the same time."
Jun 03, 2017
This new initiative will allow more interested volunteers than ever before to contribute to ASCO's mission and support better patient care.
May 31, 2017
We do not have clear guidance on what sexual practices are safe during chemotherapy, and much of what we advise patients is based on our best guesses. How then do we counsel patients like mine, who...
May 08, 2017
If you say things of consequence, there may be consequences; but the alternative is to be inconsequential. Particularly in these tumultuous times for health care and research, we need to speak up!

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The phrase "the fight against cancer" assumes only two outcomes: remission or death, no middle ground. Today more than ever, nothing is further from reality.
We do not have clear guidance on what sexual practices are safe during chemotherapy, and much of what we advise patients is based on our best guesses. How then do we counsel patients like mine, who are on continuous chemotherapy?
I take my responsibilities as a physician seriously. But when faced with my own sick child, everything on my to-do list—writing, research, even clinic—went out the window.
This new initiative will allow more interested volunteers than ever before to contribute to ASCO's mission and support better patient care.
At the Plenary Session of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting, the results of a longitudinal trial begun in 2007 showed me that patient engagement is much more important that I had imagined.

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