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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
I applaud the Foundation for Women’s Cancers for highlighting the importance of trials, and join them in their push for more trial options for not only my own patients, but for all patients with...
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...
Sep 06, 2017
In this issue’s Trainee & Early-Career section, Dr. Melissa Loh shares thoughtful, practical advice for oncology fellows thinking about...
Aug 30, 2017
The concept of a person having cancer and not needing any treatment was somewhat foreign to Dr. Suneel D. Kamath when he first started training. However, within just a few months, he realized that...
Aug 28, 2017
After more than 10 years of college, medical school, and training, you’re finally an attending! Many people feel that this transition is harder than starting internship, because all of a sudden, you—...

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Anis Toumeh, MD
Sep 18, 2017
I personally believe NGS is an extermely helpful tool especially in cases progressing after all standard regimens, from a therapeutic...

ASCO University
Sep 18, 2017
Discussion Questions What is the role of NGS (molecular profiling) in the management of patients with R/M HNSCC? Knowing the...

ASCO University
Sep 18, 2017
See related reports linked below for an Update to Patient Case 1 Based on the FDA approval in late 2016 of two PD-1 antibodies (...

Anthony N. Snow
Sep 18, 2017
No further testing is mandatory from the perspective of the pathologist.  At the discretion of the clinical team, in the setting of...

Roger B. Cohen, MD
Sep 18, 2017
This patient had a minor response to a platin-based regimen and it did not last very long.  In addition, the patient progressed while...

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After more than 10 years of college, medical school, and training, you’re finally an attending! Many people feel that this transition is harder than starting internship, because all of a sudden, you—and only you—are calling the shots.
As I prepare to take on a new professional position, I have been reflecting on what academic medicine means, and how to thrive in it.
The concept of a person having cancer and not needing any treatment was somewhat foreign to Dr. Suneel D. Kamath when he first started training. However, within just a few months, he realized that this is the case for thousands of people.
ASCO has compiled resources for oncology care providers and patients in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, and will be sharing updates on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
In this issue’s Trainee & Early-Career section, Dr. Melissa Loh shares thoughtful, practical advice for oncology fellows thinking about pursuing a second degree while completing ...

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