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Jul 14, 2017
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...
Jul 14, 2017
Everyone has a story about why they became a doctor. But I don’t know anyone who became a doctor because they love paperwork.
Jul 12, 2017
Here are 10 reasons why we should look at postoperative radiation for regional melanoma.
Jul 11, 2017
The price of and access to oncology drugs remains both a national and international challenge to our patients, providers, and third-party payers.
Jul 10, 2017
My father was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer on the night of my very first call as an intern. As his illness progressed, I learned that In the period of dying, between all we can do and...
Jul 10, 2017
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...
Jun 30, 2017
As clinicians, we face growing expectations and demands in all aspects of our work—including our email inboxes. Dr. Suresh S. Ramalingam shares a few ideas for managing email, and welcomes your tips...

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Matthew S. Katz, MD
Jul 20, 2017
Thanks for your comment Dr. Ejadi. As a non-specialist, I'm sure there are details about the molecular pathophysiology of melanoma that I...

Samuel Ejadi, MD
Jul 19, 2017
The effect of RT as an immunopotentiator is on the tumor cells and stroma through multiple mechanisms such as causing cell death which...

Douglas A. Levine, MD
Jul 19, 2017
Course Faculty Response Bevacizumab maintenance therapy has only been tested as a continuation of bevacizumab treatment as part of...

Anis Toumeh, MD
Jul 17, 2017
With the approval of Niraparib as maintenance therapy, how would one choose between this agent and bevacizumab as maintenance therapy? (...

ASCO University
Jul 17, 2017
Discussion Questions 1.    Would you give her maintenance therapy now that she is in her second complete clinical...

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As clinicians, we face growing expectations and demands in all aspects of our work—including our email inboxes. Dr. Suresh S. Ramalingam shares a few ideas for managing email, and welcomes your tips (and/or commiseration).
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