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Matthew S. Katz, MD
Dec 29, 2012 11:21 AM
In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, it’s time for reflection on how to make 2013 a better year.  In the house of oncology, we may want to stop using our words as weapons.  As doctors, we are responsible for not only understanding disease processes but explaining them to our patients.  There...
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ASCO Admin
Dec 05, 2012 12:31 PM
Michael Fisch, MD, MPH, Past Chair of ASCO's Integrated Media and Technology Committee and ASCOconnection.org blogger, discusses social media, information overload, and his role as a general oncologist at...
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Richard S. Leff, MD, FACP
Nov 13, 2012 4:20 PM
How open minded are we as physicians and scientists?  With the rapid change and improvement in cancer knowledge and treatment do oncologists see the world differently than other specialists? Last week at the American Heart Association annual meeting,...
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Asco Guidelines
Nov 09, 2012 2:58 PM
ASCO has issued an update to its guideline on breast cancer follow-up and management after primary treatment, which was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The society’s Breast Cancer...
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Richard S. Leff, MD, FACP
Nov 06, 2012 11:01 AM
The Culture of Faith and Hope:  Should Oncologists Discourage Unrealistic Optimism? Once again, a scientific paper about oncology practice reported in the lay press has led some to conclude that cancer specialists are not honest with their patients with advanced cancer about the incurable nature...

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