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Drs. Nagi El Saghir, Ghassan Abou-Sitta, and Imad Kaddoura, report on the First International Congress on Conflict Medicine and make recommendations for ensuring that refugee patients with cancer...
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Everyone has a story about why they became a doctor. But I don’t know anyone who became a doctor because they love paperwork.
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The price of and access to oncology drugs remains both a national and international challenge to our patients, providers, and third-party payers.
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Dr. Tracy Balboni outlines the opportunities offered at this year's Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium to grow your understanding of novel supportive care science and innovative...

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Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN
Mar 07, 2017
I am not an urologist and so cannot comment on your question. Perhaps talking to someone who does robotic surgery for prostate cancer would...

Khin M. Kyi, MD
Mar 07, 2017
If radical prostatectomy is contraindicated in this patient due to a mesh for hernia repair, will this patient be a candidate for robotic...

Sonali M. Smith, MD
Mar 04, 2017
Dear Arti--this is fantastic! I especially appreciate the part about evolving leadership styles for the modern world, which applies to both...

Noelle K. LoConte, MD
Mar 02, 2017
Thank you Soni. I would love that! I'm wondering if you saw this from the Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting about women in medicine...

Ryan J. Sullivan, MD
Mar 02, 2017
Response to question posted by Ahmed Tarig Ahmed, MBBS on Feb 28, 2017: Assuming this patient has a BRAFV600 mutation, there are a...


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