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Jun 26, 2017
"It is not just for us, the health care providers, to set the vocabulary around cancer. We need to ask those whom the term affects," says Professor Bogda Koczwara. "People are not just the diseases...
Jun 26, 2017
When a patient is prone to missing appointments, I try to remember that cancer is never easy, and it is especially difficult for those whose lives are chaotic.
Jun 26, 2017
Good communication isn’t learned overnight. It takes many years of watching and modeling mentors who are blessed with this subtle skill, as well as training and practice.
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."

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Gauri R. Varadhachary, MD
Jun 23, 2017
Course Faculty Response 1.    Currently, the role of Anti-PD1/PDL1 therapy in CUP is not defined. As discussed by Dr....

Liang Cheng
Jun 23, 2017
Course Faculty Response 1.    Immune checkpoint inhibitors have revolutionized the treatment of a variety of cancers,...

Anis Toumeh, MD
Jun 21, 2017
One the main, and not so talked about, challenges is insurance coverage for molecular testing/Cancer type ID, and NGS for CUPs. We do...

ASCO University
Jun 19, 2017
Discussion Questions 1.    What is the role of biomarker (including iPDL1 immunohistochemistry) in defining response to...

ASCO University
Jun 19, 2017
Patient Case Update Tumor tissue was sent for additional testing - genomic test report from NGS assay showed multiple mutations. Somatic...

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