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Mar 24, 2017
When everyone around you is telling you that you are overworked and on the verge of burnout, it's time to listen, reflect, and take action for your own well-being.
Mar 23, 2017
We may never be able to completely eliminate anxiety and stress before and after scans, yet we can definitely make a difference by confronting scanxiety upfront.
Mar 20, 2017
When the basics of cancer control are not in place, should we discuss targeted agents and immunotherapy in resource-constrained settings?
Mar 16, 2017
I tend to be cautious with the word cure, because sometimes that is the only thing that patients hear.
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Miriam Knoll, MD

Miriam A. Knoll, MD, is a radiation oncologist at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. She serves as Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside. Follow her on Twitter @MKnoll_MD.

Dec 15, 2016
As a physician and a mom, I'm doing what all human beings do every day: making decisions about my life, career, and relationships, and hoping for the best.
Oct 24, 2016
I recently completed my residency and the accompanying long process of finding my first position after training. Looking for that job was so different than applying for residency; if you're in the process of job searching, here are some tips from someone who was just in your shoes.
Jun 30, 2016
The ASCO Annual Meeting represents the largest and most important meeting of oncologists in the world, and the benefits of attending are numerous. When I arrived at this year's Annual Meeting, I wondered, how well were women represented?
May 11, 2016
A recent AMA Wire article highlighted the resident depression endemic and identified some strategies for improvement. The upshot: Too many trainees are unhappy with their jobs.
Apr 07, 2016
Whether you love or hate e-prescribing depends on whether you are writing, filling, or taking the pills.
Mar 21, 2016
In today’s medical environment of CTs, MRIs, and PETs, we rely heavily on technology in making our diagnoses. But what can we learn about our patients during a physical examination that we can’t learn from looking at a scan?

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