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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 that afflict them."
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?
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Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH

Abdul-Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH, is Chair of the Department of Oncology at King Abdulaziz Medical City and a Professor at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Jazieh's areas of professional interest are lung cancer, professional development, and improvement of cancer care delivery. He previously served on ASCO's International Affairs Committee and International Development and Education Award (IDEA) Working Group. Follow Dr. Jazieh on Twitter @jaziehoncology.

Apr 20, 2017
Get the most out of your experience at the ASCO Annual Meeting by making preparations and familiarizing yourself with the program and materials before you arrive in Chicago.
Apr 26, 2016
Get the most out of your Annual Meeting experience by planning your time carefully and taking advantage of the unique opportunities ASCO offers for education and networking.
Apr 13, 2015
ASCO is the most important oncology meeting in the world, with more than 30,000 attendees and hundreds of presentations. Over the last few years, we posted tips on how to navigate the ASCO Annual Meeting to get the maximum benefits of the events.
Mar 31, 2014
Dr. Jazieh offers 20 tips on how to get the most out of what he describes as the "most important oncology meeting in the world," the ASCO Annual Meeting.  
May 17, 2013
Do you know that flying in an airplane 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for a few years is safer than being a patient in a hospital for a fraction of a day?
Apr 17, 2013
ASCO is the most important oncology meeting in the world, with more than 30,000 attendees and hundreds of presentations. I have been asked by many people how to get the maximum benefit from the Annual Meeting, so I have put together the following tips:Review the...

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