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Oct 09, 2017
When your day seems to be a cascade of bad news, your attitude about stress can impact its effect on you. Dr. Julia Close shares a personal story about maintaining perspective during a challenging...
Oct 09, 2017
"As a mother and an oncologist, there are always times when I am plagued with doubt, feeling I could be more fully present in one role if I wasn’t worrying about the other," says Dr. Jane Lowe Meisel.
Sep 29, 2017
After ADT for prostate cancer, many couples are surprised by the cascade of changes in their relationship - both physical and emotional - that result from a lack of testosterone.
Sep 26, 2017
I often wonder if patients know what it’s like to leave a clinical practice for us as clinicians—if they wonder if they ever cross our minds. I hope with this blog I can answer that not only for...
Sep 15, 2017
When a new patient comes to see you about a cancer diagnosis, think about the invisible things they may be carrying to the visit, such as fear, anxiety, sleepless nights, financial worries, and...
Sep 14, 2017
Dr. Dinesh Pendharkar outlines the current work of ASCO's International Affairs Committee. A particular emphasis this year is fostering clinical research in oncology through capacity and skill...
Sep 12, 2017
As fellows, we are the faculty members and program directors of tomorrow, so it really is up to us to make sense of how to maintain the necessary rigor to get through medical training but also how to...

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Mario-A Dicato, MD
Oct 16, 2017
If you have an excess of Junkmail, turn every thing around. Have all your mail go into the trash bin and from there transfer the few ok...

Lowell Frank Inhorn, MD
Oct 16, 2017
Perhaps time to consider pembro. Lemery et al. N Engl J Med 2017; 377:1409-1412

ASCO University
Oct 16, 2017
Discussion Questions 1.    What are the therapy options at this point? 2.    Should other counseling or...

ASCO University
Oct 16, 2017
Patient Case Update The patient had an FNA of an enlarged pelvic lymph node and the biopsy was analyzed with IHC and sent for additional...

ASCO University
Oct 16, 2017
Course Faculty Response: John E. Tomaszewski MD Molecular testing of prostate cancer after histopathological diagnosis may address...

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Nominations are now open for ASCO and the Conquer Cancer Foundation's Special Awards, which recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to ASCO, clinical oncology, people with cancer, or public awareness about cancer.
When your day seems to be a cascade of bad news, your attitude about stress can impact its effect on you. Dr. Julia Close shares a personal story about maintaining perspective during a challenging time.
I often wonder if patients know what it’s like to leave a clinical practice for us as clinicians—if they wonder if they ever cross our minds. I hope with this blog I can answer that not only for myself, but for my compassionate colleagues who have chosen medicine, and specifically oncology.
After ADT for prostate cancer, many couples are surprised by the cascade of changes in their relationship - both physical and emotional - that result from a lack of testosterone.
In the wake of a natural disaster, writes Dr. Enrique Soto Pérez de Celis, small acts like checking in with a patient via text can go a long way in providing reassurance and care.

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