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10 Jul 2015 12:38 PM
As physicians who take care of patients with cancer, all of us worldwide have the same goals of cancer prevention, early detection and screening, improvement in the quality of cancer care, and...
28 Jul 2015 01:42 PM
The auditorium was designed for around 400 people, but only a quarter of the place was occupied. Some people were sitting next to each other; some were hiding alone at the end of the hall.
28 Jul 2015 12:42 PM
Effective communication is vital in all aspects of medicine. In today’s multidisciplinary health care setting, the many members of each patient’s health care team need to work together to deliver...
27 Jul 2015 08:35 AM
I had taken care of her for many years; recommended the adjuvant treatment for her triple-negative breast cancer, then later—walking her through treatment when we found it had recurred in her liver....
14 Jul 2015 10:05 AM
I am a psychiatrist, but I have never regarded myself as a particularly patient one. In fact, I have become even less patient since I was diagnosed with stage IV gastric adenocarcinoma in 2010 and...
13 Jul 2015 01:22 PM
Making poster/abstract discussions a major part of the General Sessions will highlight important developments that might have been missed by the meeting participants, and recognize the efforts of...
06 Jul 2015 06:06 PM
Whenever I prepare for the ASCO Annual Meeting, I always place the sessions I plan to attend into my phone calendar along with all the other meetings that happen that week, such as editorial boards,...
01 Jul 2015 06:29 PM
It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Society’s new President, Dr. Julie M. Vose. Dr. Vose brings extensive experience to the job as an internationally recognized expert in the research and...

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Juliao A. C. Monteiro, MD
02 Aug 2015 09:42 PM
Our daily life as oncologists. 

ASCO University
29 Jul 2015 02:20 PM
Thank you to Drs. Petrylak and Netto leading the discussion of this case and also to all of those who contributed to the conversation! The...

Daniel Peter Petrylak, MD
29 Jul 2015 02:05 PM
Thank you everyone for the interest in this discussion.  These are my take away points based off of the information: ...

George Netto, MD
29 Jul 2015 02:03 PM
Thank you everyone for the interest in this discussion.  Below are my summary points from this case based on the information...

Daniel Przybysz, MD
27 Jul 2015 11:49 AM
What a great post. 

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